Campground Reservations

Rio Grande Village Campground
Rio Grande Village Campground

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NPS Campground Reservations

Reservations are currently required for all campsites.

Limited campsites at Rio Grande Village campground are reservable November 1–April 15, and at the Chisos Basin campground year-round. All campground reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance. Reservations are highly recommended for holiday weekends, Thanksgiving, Christmas/New Years, and mid-January through mid-April. At those times of year, ALL campsites will be taken each day.

Reservations are not accepted less than two days in advance. Reservations are not taken between mid-April and October 31st for Rio Grande Village as it rarely fills during that time of year.


NPS Group Campground Reservations

Group sites are currently closed due to Covid-19 safety restrictions.

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 two 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 a number of non-reservable campsites. For more information visit the developed campgrounds page. (Note: these fill up every night 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: September 11, 2020

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



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