24-site campground (no hook-ups). $16 per night ($8 with Senior or Access pass). 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.
Cottonwood Campground is a semi-developed camping option. Road and campsite surfaces are gravel. The four vault toilets are accessible. Surfaces in Cottonwood are flat and level. Road surfaces are gravel, and may prove to be difficult for extensive wheelchair navigation. Most campsites are level and useable for those in wheelchairs.
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.
For your safety and enjoyment, and the protection of park resources, please abide by park campground regulations.
Last updated: November 18, 2020