Cottonwood Campground

Cottonwood is a great place to camp
Campers enjoy the shade of Cottonwood Campground

NPS / C. Hoyt

  • Open November through April
  • No First-Come First-Served Camping
    Cottonwood Campground Reservations
  • The use of generators is not allowed at Cottonwood Campground.
  • Wood fires and ground fires are NOT allowed anywhere in the park. A charcoal fire in an above-ground grill is allowed; ashes must be packed out. Liquid-fuel stoves are allowed.
Basic Information

Accessibility Information

Group Camping

Cottonwood Campground has one group camp site available by advance reservation only. Maximum occupancy is 25 persons. Minimum occupancy is 9 persons. Group campground is walk-in tent camping only. Vehicle parking is restricted to an adjacent parking area.

To reserve the Cottonwood group campsite, contact Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations for you.

Cottonwood Campground Map

Cottonwood Campground Map

Click the image to download the campground map. Print it out at home or save it to your phone to take with you on your trip.

Last updated: March 24, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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



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