Government Springs (GH1)

Big Bend National Park

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Grapevine Spring
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
432-477-2251
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GPS: 29.341, -103.2553

Last Price Paid: $12
Pad Type: gravel
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

4 people have reviewed this location.

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
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Karlyalyssa
Lafayette, IN 42' Recreation by Design Ford f350
3 reviews
“No generators”

Reviewed Apr 11, 2019

Overall Rating

We didn’t stay here as they don’t allow generators.

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the.digital.drifter
TX 20' Forest River E-Pro Toyota Seqouia
1 review
Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: GH1
“Heart of the Park”

Reviewed Mar 27, 2019

Overall Rating

This was a great place that was easy to access and quite large. Scenery is all around with some views better than others. Depends on the time of day you look. It was nice and open for sunsets and close to the Chisos Mountains to see detail. At night when the moon isn't in the sky, you will take in a beautiful scene of stars! There was ... more

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lamber
VT 25' Airstream Classic 2007 Chevrolet Silverado
11 reviews
Nightly rate: $1
Days stayed: 9
Site Number: GH 1 - Government Springs

lamber would stay here again

“Loved dispersed camping experience in Big Bend!”

Reviewed Mar 02, 2017

Overall Rating

This was the fourth site we occupied during out 14 day limit in Big Bend. We were here in January 2017. This was also the site we were able to secure for the longest time - we boondocked here for 9 days. I should say that I did put $1 for nightly rate - only because it is hard to predict. In Big Bend, you pay $12.00 for a 14 day ba... more

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2 reviews
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: GH1

mf01 would stay here again

“Awesome Camping Site!”

Reviewed Oct 26, 2016

Overall Rating

I wanted to get to Big Bend for some of their offroad sites. This was one for sure. It was really hot early in the week, so it was open. I paid $12 for the permit, but it is for 14 days. The views were awesome and it feels remote. You can see Chisos Mountains. Definitely go camp here if you want a dry camping experience.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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


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  • Dispersed Camping

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