The Chisos Basin Campground is surrounded by tall, rocky cliffs and conveniently located near some of the park's most spectacular and popular trails. Download Chisos Basin Campground Map [JPG file]
60-site campground (no hook-ups). $16 per night ($8 per night with a Senior or Access pass). Flush toilets, running water, grills, picnic tables, and dump station. Trailers over 20' and RV's over 24' are not recommended due to narrow, winding road to the Basin and small campsites at this campground.
26 sites are reservable November 15–May 31. Contact recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations.
NOTICE: beginning January 15, 2020 additional sites will be added to the reservation system, and the season extended to all year. Read more
7 group campsites are available by advance reservation only. Total overnight occupancy for the Chisos Basin group campground is 118 persons. All group sites have a minimum occupancy of 9 persons. Sites L, P, Q, and R hold a maximum of 20 persons each. Sites N and O hold a maximum occupancy of 14 persons each. Site M has a maximum occupancy of 10 persons. Tents larger than 8' X 8' are not recommended because of site layout; however, sites P, Q, and R can accommodate larger tents if necessary. Sites P, Q, and R have shade ramadas. To reserve a group campsite, contact recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777.
--8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
--Generators may only be used in specified sites.
For your safety and enjoyment, and the protection of park resources, please abide by all park campground regulations.