Primitive Roadside Campsite— Nugent Mountain

Nugent Mountain 1 (NM-1)
Nugent Mountain 1 (NM-1)

NPS Photo/Big Bend National Park


Campsite Specifics
Nugent Mountain 1 (NM-1) can accommodate 3 vehicles*, 20 people, 4 horses.

maximum vehicle size is 30'

*NOTE: A trailer is considered a vehicle for site capacities.

You can now obtain a backcountry permit to use this site up to 180 days in advance through

This campsite is located 1.1 miles along the Glenn Spring Road. The access road to the campsites is 0.25 miles long.
Road Conditions
Glenn Spring Road, and all campsite access roads along it, are maintained for high clearance vehicles only. Road conditions can quickly deteriorate after rains causing roads to become heavily rutted.
No shade at this site. Vegetation is sparse grasses and lechuguilla.
Good views of the Chisos Mountains to the west, Chilicotal Mountain to the east, and Nugent Mountain to the west. Crown Mountain is visible to the left of Nugent Mountain.
This site is suitable for larger groups and has enough space for a trailer to turn around.

Last updated: February 7, 2020

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Big Bend National Park, TX 79834-0129



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