Chisos Basin Campground

Big Bend National Park

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Chisos Basin Rd.
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
432-477-2251
Reservations: 877-444-6777
Official Website

GPS: 29.2754, -103.3013

Last Price Paid: $20
Number of Sites: 60
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 5401 ft
Max Stay: 14
Max Length: 20 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

4 people have reviewed this location.

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LMLong
Buffalo Gap, TX
16 Airstream Bambi
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 58

LMLong would stay here again

“Best campground in Big Bend!”

Reviewed Aug 24, 2018

Overall Rating

If you want easy access for trailers, good cell service or showers don't camp here. If you want to unplug, have a tent or small rig and are happy to have flush toilets then drive up the mountains! Beautiful views and access to many trailheads. If you are in the mood you can walk the mile over to the lodge for a reasonable, good meal.... more

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Deke and Tiffani
Culver City, CA
17 VW Eurovan
2010 Airstream (Previous) CCD International
85 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 2
“Can't beat the scenery, but along with birds and animals, you can also hear everything your neighbor does. ”

Reviewed Nov 10, 2016

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Note: We camped here in a tent. This campground has spectacular views (much better than the 2 other campground options) but the sites are really on top of each other so if you're camping in a tent, you'll hear everything from the other campsites around you. If you're bringing a camper, they don't suggest longer than 20ft-24ft, which w... more

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


7 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 16

Sarah Akers would stay here again

“Incredible Views! ”

Reviewed Jun 30, 2015

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I was hesitant about camping in Big Bend during the summer, but Chisos had refreshing cool weather and incredible 360 degree views! The campground has 62 sites, many of which have a shelter with concrete patio, picnic table, and charcoal grill. Ground fires aren't allowed, as in many of the other western parks. There were well kept bat... more

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1bars
Verizon Voice Only

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TDIPWR
Asheville, NC
26 Airstream Cruiser
2013 VW Touareg TDI
9 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 34?

TDIPWR would stay here again

“Perhaps the Most Scenic National Park Campsite”

Reviewed May 20, 2015

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In our opinion, Chisos Basin is the premiere campground in Big Bend NP. The campground is nestled right in the middle of the Chisos Mountains and is at a higher elevation than much of the park itself. The views from our site rivaled that of Zion NP and Glacier NP. While the campsite is about ten miles from the main road, Chisos has its... more

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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