Chisos Basin Campground | Established Campground

United States


Last Visited: 27 days ago
GPS: 29.276626, -103.302884
Altitude: 1547.6 masl
Place Website:


Electricity: No
Wifi: No
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: No
Water: Potable
Toilets: Running Water
Big Rig Friendly: No
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Sanitation Dump Station: Unknown

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NP Campground. 14$ per site per night. No showers , only toilets. Dump station. Very quiet. Often full. It's better to arrive in the morning to get a site.


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Beautiful location! We paid $16 through Clean bathrooms on site as well

Lovely NP campground, a great starting point for any Chisos Basin hikes. No showers, toilets are clean and dump and water refill are easy to use and well maintained. Most sites have a covered picnic area.

Reservations are current required due to covid.

Lovely campground in the Chisos Valley. Walking distance to Lost Mine and Window hiking trails. We were able to reserve a spot online the same day we showed up. Only dry camping at this campground, but potable water and flush toilets are available. $16 per night. Decent cell service on ATT.

RV and tent campground located within the Chisos Basin in Big Bend National Park. Section of campground does not allow generators. Bathrooms available, but no showers. The views, dark skies and proximity to trailheads are the highlights of this campground. The sites are very small and maintenance was sub par when we visited. The volunteers here were friendly and helpful.

Decent campground... most sites have a covered picnic table. I say decent as the sites are very open, we were in site #6 and there were 3 other sites right next to us. There was a tent less than 10 feet from our picnic area. Dump station, potable water, flush toilets and a wash station. Great ranger programs!! Close to the Window trailhead. Very nice camp hosts!! Must arrive early to get a spot, don't stop at panther junction or visitor center first, go straight to campground during busy season. Great place to stay for a few days and explore the basin and all the great hikes. Camp store has eggs, ice cream and other various camp stuff.

$16 per night, has been full for past two nights (sat and sun). Camp hosts are very kind.

decent camp ground with flushing toilets and running water. Verizon 3g service only developed camp site that has data service. it is close to a lot of hiking trail. you can take showers at Rio grande village but it's far.

Forgot to mention: this campground is up a steep, winding, paved road. It’s quite the climb. Trailers over 20’ and RVs over 24’ are not recommended.

There’s a free dump station in the campground which you could easily use even if you’re not staying overnight. There is also potable water. A current water advisory limits guests to 5 gallons of potable water per day.

They also have RECYCLING which is hard to find in Texas. Glass, aluminum and plastics accepted. ♻️👍

Incredible views from every site in this campground. About a third of sites are walk-in only, so we were able to snag one without a problem. Unbelievable stars at night.

NP Campground. 14$ per site per night. No showers , only toilets. Dump station. Very quiet. Often full. It's better to arrive in the morning to get a site.