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Address: 1 Adventure Lane, FM 170, Terlingua, TX 79852
Phone Number: +1 800-839-7238
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the...

Since 1974, Far Flung Outdoor Center has been helping folks discover the wonders of Big Bend National Park with quality raft trips, Jeep tours, and ATV adventures.We specialize in high quality, interpretive tours of the Big Bend, with an emphasis on great fun mingled with just the right amount of learning.We offer a wide variety of guided rafting trips on the Rio Grande River, from short, half-day family floats to 3- and 4-night overnight trips. You can also experience special themed trips such as gourmet food adventures, trips with noted Texas folk musicians, and New Year's Eve star gazing parties.Want to explore Big Bend by land? Our guided Jeep and ATV tours are a perfect way to enjoy Big Bend's scenic beauty while learning about its natural and cultural wonders.Should you need lodging for your vacation, our Big Bend Casitas offer roomy comfort, nice amenities, and a location just minutes from Big Bend National Park.We're passionate about Big Bend and enjoy showing off her many beautiful places. We can help you make the most of a future trip to Big Bend!!

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Great way to see the area!

We had a terrific experience with Far Flung. My daughter and I visited Big Bend over the week of Thanksgiving to do some hiking in the national park, and we booked an afternoon... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Odessa, Texas
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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a terrific experience with Far Flung. My daughter and I visited Big Bend over the week of Thanksgiving to do some hiking in the national park, and we booked an afternoon jeep tour for the day we arrived. Our guide, Chris, was a storehouse of information on the local flora and fauna, and indulged our photographic whims repeatedly!... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a jeep tour in October. Our guide Randy was awesome! He knew everything there was to know about the history, plants and geology of the park. This is a great way to see a lot of the park in a short amount of time. We also did a rafting tour, which was an amazing time. The river and... More 

Thank ashton c
Spring, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the casitas for a few days before going into the national park to stay. The casitas were nice and roomy, with a small kitchenette, two beds, nice grounds and the location is convenient to the national park, the state park, and Terlingua/Study Butte. We took the jeep tour around the western portion of the national park; our... More 

Thank Darren W
Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have used for river rafts to grab an guide and go in our rv for the day and drive around Big Bend National Park for an overview of the area with stories--- very good-- would recommend -- very organized and professional---

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I visited Big Bend for the first time and decided to take the all day jeep tour offered by Far Flung Outdoor. What a great decision that turned out to be! Our jeep tour guide, Randy, showed us the back trails with fantastic vistas, taking time to tell us in detail about all of the flora, fauna... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We were visiting from Sheffield England , with four Texan friends. We came to Far Flung from Big Bend , and it was really lovely . The accommodation is super , the couple doing the BBQ's really welcoming and do fantastic sandwiches . Not too far to Terlingua and great food at the Starlight Theatre and the Emergency Response team... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful trip down 12 miles of the Rio Grande in the big bEnd state park adjacent to big bend national Park. This vendor makes a daily decision as to where to put it in based on water levels. The sense I got is that the premier location is Santa Elena Canyon, but the water level was too... More 

Thank Ron B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I planned a trip to Big Bend 1 month before we arrived, with my Sister-in-law and her husband, we made last minute reservations here at Far Flung Outdoor Casitas. We read the reviews, we looked at images online and had pretty high expectations- to be completely honest this place passed our expectations! It almost seemed too good... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
Brighton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Took the full day tour of big bend national park in a jeep. The jeep we were in was good however it needed work to get the front seat and safety belt to work properly. Our guide was knowledgeable but not an expert. Because of this I lowered the rating. The jeep seating is good but the people who sit... More 

Thank Cathy E
Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a great day! We floated the Rio Grande through Colorado Canyon. The scenery was spectacular. The staff, particularly Thomas, was very helpful and knowledgeable about the history, surrounding area, etc. Deja was also very nice, and we enjoyed having her along. Since we chose the all day float trip, a nice lunch was included about halfway through the trip.... More 

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