Essay about Big Bend

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Unpaved road

0.5mi
0.8km

Distance indicator
(main roads)

Primitive road
(four-wheel drive, high-clearance vehicles only)
Trail

0.5mi
0.8km

Distance indicator
(other roads)

Ranger station

Ruins

To Marathon
39mi 63km

Gas station

Picnic area

Rapids

Campground

Restaurant

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Self-guiding trail

Lodging and food

Private land within park boundary
Please observe land owner’s rights. Primitive campsite

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Graytop
5502ft
1677m

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BLACK GAP
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Stillwell Store and RV Park

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WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA

To Alpine
58mi 94km

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Nine Point Draw
2627

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ROSILLOS
Dagger Mountain

23mi
37km

Stairway Mountain
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Camels Hump

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5373ft
1638m

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18mi
29km

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1.9mi
3.1km

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4963ft
1513m

9mi
14km
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6.0mi
9.7km

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Johnson
Ranch

Jewels
Camp

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Boquillas Canyon
Overlook
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1.4mi
2.3km

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27.5mi
44.3km

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7.2km

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13.7km

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Triangulation Station Mountain
3143ft
953m

6.8mi
10.9km

Talley Mountain
3765ft
1148m

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3.1km

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2.4km

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Dominguez Mountain
5156ft
1572m

(closed during summer)
2169ft
661m

Riv e Rio Grande
O v e r l o o k 4mi

6km

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Elephant Tusk
5249ft
1600m

Castolon Visitor Center

Buenos
Aires

Chilicotal Mountain
4108ft
1252m

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Spring

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7.2km

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8.5km

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Rice Tank

Mule Ears Viewpoint

Mule Ears Peaks
3881ft
1193m

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Cerro Castellan
3293ft
1004m

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BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK
Mule Ears
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Santa Elena Canyon
River Access

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13km

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22mi
35km

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