Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park

Lodging & Dining


Chisos Mountains Lodge

The Chisos Mountains Lodge, operated by Forever Resorts, Inc., is located in the Chisos Basin at 5,400 feet elevation. The lodge offers a variety of rooms and cottages, plus a gift shop and dining room.

Open All Year

Phone (432) 477-2291

Reservations:  Online, click here.


Check nearby towns for more accomodations.  From four star hotels to economic hotel rooms, the area surrounding Big Bend has much to offer!



Terlingua / Study Butte

Trelingua Ghostown



The National Park Service operates three developed frontcountry campgrounds at Rio Grande Village, the Chisos Basin, and the Cottonwood campground, near Castolon. The cost is $14.00 per night for a site. A concession-operated full hook-up RV campground is also available at Rio Grande Village.  See the Camping (insert appropriate address here) section for more information.

Campground Reservations

A limited number of campsites in Rio Grande Village and the Chisos Basin campgrounds are reservable; these sites are reservable for the time period from November 15 to April 15 each year.  Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance by visiting or by calling 1-877-444-6777.  Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations.


Inside the park

The Mountain View Resturaunt in the Chisos Mountains Lodge offers the only full-service dining inside the park.

Outside of the park

Many dining opportunities exist outside the park in the communities of Terlingua and Study Butte.

Plan ahead.  Check local restaurant listings for more dining options and a menu that satisfies your taste.