Campground Reservations

Rio Grande Village Campground
Rio Grande Village Campground

NPS Photo/Cookie Ballou


NPS Campground Reservations

Limited campsites at Rio Grande Village campground are reservable November 15–April 15, and at the Chisos Basin campground from November 15-May 31. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance. Reservations are not accepted less than four days in advance. Reservations are not taken between mid-April and mid-November as campgrounds rarely fill during this time of year.

NOTE: Big Bend National Park is currently proposing a variety of changes, which would include an increase in reserve-able campsites.

NPS Group Campground Reservations

Reservations for group sites at Rio Grande Village, Chisos Basin, and Cottonwood campgrounds may be made year-round, up to 360 days in advance. Reservations are not accepted less than four days in advance. Group sites cannot be used without prior reservation.


Rio Grande Village RV Park (Concession-operated)

This is the only campground with full hookups for RVs in Big Bend National Park. For reservations, call: 1-877-386-4383, or 432-477-2293.


Developed Campgrounds - Non-Reservable

The park has numerous non-reservable campsites. For more information visit the developed campgrounds page. (Note: these fill up very quickly during busy seasons)

Camping Options Outside of Big Bend National Park

There are a variety of options for camping outside the park when Big Bend's campgrounds are full.

Last updated: August 16, 2019

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


(432) 477-2251

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