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Hit it when its in Bloom!

Northern Chihuahuan Desert is stunning. Wildlife, terrain, Cacti, and land formations enough to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
This is the real deal

Authentic desert landscape and flora and fauna. We stopped at several places to photograph the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dave P
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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This large desert makes up most of Big Bend National Park.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Northern Chihuahuan Desert is stunning. Wildlife, terrain, Cacti, and land formations enough to keep you busy for some time. This is a geological paradise. Meteorites can be found with ease on any simple hike. At night the game is to see who can spot the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic desert landscape and flora and fauna. We stopped at several places to photograph the cactus, sage and other desert plants. We saw plenty of road runners, several snakes (Western Coachwhip) and an enormous Tarantula crossing the road !!

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The Chihuhuan Desert is massive--you can see different views all around the park-- some areas have more plants/greenery than others- some are bare-- extreme heat while there in June

Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The Big Bend National Park contains the Chisos Mountains and the northern part of the Chihuahuan Desert. We visited in early March and had very pleasant conditions for hiking and sight seeing. We managed to spot some wildlife that we don't generally see in our...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We saw javelinas, coyotes, and roadrunners! This dessert was overgrazed by settlers and has earned it's nickname, El Despobado!

Thank Mar R
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This was not on our bucket list of places to see in Big Bend National Park but we were on our way to Boquillas Canyon and the sign for Dugout Wells showed a picnic table and it was lunchtime. What a great surprise! We sat...More

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Chihuahuan Desert is a huge part of Big Bend National Park. And while Big Bend may not have the green grass and trees of some parks, it has a beauty all its own in the various types of cacti, animals and rocks of the...More

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 12 January 2017

While we are "greenery" type people, we did enjoy seeing the vastness of this desert. It just goes on for miles and miles. You can study the different cacti. We managed to see a rattlesnake, many tarantulas and a road runner too. It is really...More

Thank houstonnative47
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Chihuahuan Desert, one of the four main deserts of the American Southwest, makes up much of Big Bend National Park and, along with the Chisos Mountains and Rio Grande, is one of the three highlights of the park. Besides what one sees of Chihuahuan...More

2  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Not much to see really but just knowing your driving through one of the biggest dessert in the "World" is crazy! It's a long "hot" drive through the the dessert to get to the Big Bend park. Very scenic. However as your reached higher elevations...More

Thank Lizardia
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