Cottonwood Campground

Cottonwood Campground
Cottonwood Campground

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Cottonwood Campground is a quiet, shady desert oasis located between the Castolon Historic District and scenic Santa Elena Canyon.

Elevation
2,169 ft.

Open
Year-round

Details
24-site campground (no hook-ups). $14 per night ($7 with applicable passes). Pit toilets, picnic tables, grills, and water are available. No dump station, no generators allowed. A small picnic area is available across from campsite #23.

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 group campsite, contact recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations.

Campground Regulations
For your safety and enjoyment, and the protection of park resources, please abide by park campground regulations. more...

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(432) 477-2251

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