Chisos Mountains Backcountry Campsites
There are 42 designated backpacking campsites in the High Chisos Mountains along the trail system to the South Rim.
All campsites are accessible only by foot. You must be prepared and equipped to backpack. Distances vary from one to eight miles each way.
High Chisos Backcountry Campsite Booklet
Descriptions, photographs and maps of the the 42 developed campsites in the High Chisos Mountains area. This is an invaluable trip planning tool for those hikers new to Big Bend. [9.25MB PDF File]
Did You Know?
Water erosion created much of the present landscape in Big Bend National Park. The igneous rock exposed in the Grapevine Hills and the Chisos Mountains, lay far underground millions of years ago. Erosion has stripped away the upper layers to reveal today's landscape. More...