It is not uncommon to see tracks and scat of black bear, mountain lion, and gray fox along Chisos Mountains trails. Carmen Mountain white-tailed deer, rock squirrels, whiptail lizards, spotted towhees, tufted titmice, and Mexican jays are also common in these mountains.NOTE: Smoking is prohibited on all trails in the Chisos Mountains.
Boot Canyon Trail
Chisos Basin Loop Trail
Lost Mine Trail
Window View Trail
Difficulty: Easy; 0.3 mile round trip
Begin at the Chisos Basin Trailhead
This easy, paved wheelchair accessible trail circles a low hill with excellent views of the mountain peaks surrounding the Chisos Basin, and a view through the window. Benches along the trail offer a place to sit and enjoy a classic Big Bend sunset.