Primitive Roadside Campsite— Camp de Leon

Camp de Leon Primitive Roadside Campsite

Camp de Leon Primitive Roadside Campsite

NPS Photo/Big Bend National Park

 
Campsite Specifics
Camp de Leon (CL-1) can accommodate one vehicle, 6 people, no horses.
 
Directions
Camp de Leon (CL-1) is located along the Old Ore Road, 3.6 miles from the main paved road to Rio Grande Village.
 
Road Conditions
Old Ore Road is maintained for high clearance vehicles only. Following rains and heavy use, the road becomes very rutted and requires 4-wheel drive. Always ask a park ranger for current road conditions.
 
Vegetation
Camp de Leon is wide open and surrounded by lechuguilla and creosote.
 
Views
Camp de Leon has fantastic panoramic views of the Chisos, Chilicotal, and Sierra San Vicente.

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