Primitive Roadside Campsite— Nugent Mountain

Nugent Mountain Campsite
Nugent Mountain 1 (NM-1)
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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.

Campsite Photos

Nugent Mountain Site
Nugent Mountain Site
Nugent Mountain campsite view
Nugent Mountain campsite view
Scenery from NM-1 Campsite
Scenery from NM-1 Campsite

Last updated: October 4, 2021

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



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