Chisos Basin Campground

Basin View and campground
The Chisos Basin Campground is nestled within the heart of the Chisos Basin.
 
 

The Chisos Basin Campground is nestled in an open woodland within a scenic mountain basin. Campers enjoy the views of Casa Grande and Emory Peak. The sunset through the nearby "Window" is a Big Bend highlight. Some of the park's most popular trails begin nearby. Elevation: 5,400 feet.

  • Open year-round.
  • Trailers over 20 feet and RV's over 24 feet are not recommended due to the narrow, winding road to the Basin and small campsites at this campground.
  • RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
    No First-Come First-Served Camping
  • No wood or ground fires.
 
 

Chisos Basin Group Campsites


The group campground is located approximately 1/4 mile away from the main Chisos Basin Campground. There are seven group tent campsites are available for groups of nine to 20 people (size is site dependent). Each site comes with a picnic table, charcoal grill and bear-proof food storage container and some sites come with picnic shelters for shade. All campsites are within easy walking distance to drinking water and toilets. No RVs, trailers, or generators are allowed.

To check on Chisos Basin group campsite availability and learn more about reserving a group campsite, please visit:
https://www.recreation.gov/camping/campgrounds/234013
or call 1-877-444-6777.

 
Chisos Campground thumbnail map

Download the Chisos Basin Campground Map
Click the image to download the campground map. Print it out at home or save it to your phone to take with you on your trip.

Last updated: September 22, 2021

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834-0129

Phone:

432-477-2251

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