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?
Many people have searched for the lost mine and other metallic deposits in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park. One of these was Homer Wilson, a geologist, who divided his time between ranching and mining from 1929-1942. More...