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brianlg31 05-19-2022 09:39 PM

Big Bend 4x4 Trip
 
Has anyone taken a Jeep to Big Bend and done some riding? Keili and I are thinking about going the week between Christmas and New Years. Really wanting to camp along the way at the primitive sites. I have found the camp sites but not sure how to plan on how far we might be. I think you have to reserve a specific site ahead of time. Any advise form anyone that has done it?

Black-N-Red 05-19-2022 09:46 PM

Tag this. Interested as well. Been looking at few off road places for the Liberty.


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thegrouse 05-19-2022 10:27 PM

I have done it in both the National Park and State Park. I have camped on the banks of the Rio Grande at Talley near Mariscal Canyon. Some of the sites you can reserve, others you need to be there 24 hours in advance. Check recreation.gov. Usually you can piece together a trip. The state park allows you to book the sites in advance. The state park allows fires. The off road in the national park is very vanilla. The state park isn't too bad but your rig will be pin striped for sure. I love it out there. If you have any specific questions Ill help if I can.

hfd39 05-20-2022 04:52 AM

I went last weekend not camping but Jeep riding. River was bone dry! Cool area to look at for sure.

outlook8 05-20-2022 06:56 AM

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Originally Posted by brianlg31 (Post 16226762)
Has anyone taken a Jeep to Big Bend and done some riding? Keili and I are thinking about going the week between Christmas and New Years. Really wanting to camp along the way at the primitive sites. I have found the camp sites but not sure how to plan on how far we might be. I think you have to reserve a specific site ahead of time. Any advise form anyone that has done it?

In the National Park, you have to book the primitive sites in person. Get to the ranger station early in the AM (as soon as the open), and you shouldn't have any problems.

brianlg31 05-20-2022 08:17 PM

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Originally Posted by outlook8 (Post 16226965)
In the National Park, you have to book the primitive sites in person. Get to the ranger station early in the AM (as soon as the open), and you shouldn't have any problems.

Do you have to book specific ones?

Pedernal 05-20-2022 08:25 PM

For secluded camping out by the river in the “big bend” type terrain don’t over look Black Gap WMA… no personal experience of the actual river campsites but from what one of the rangers said not very many folks go out there…

outlook8 05-20-2022 08:27 PM

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Originally Posted by brianlg31 (Post 16228008)
Do you have to book specific ones?

Sorry, I lied...you used to have to book in person. Looks like now you can book half of the primitive sites up to 6 months out online.

https://www.nps.gov/bibe/planyourvis...dsidecamps.htm

kingranch 05-20-2022 08:45 PM

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I've done alot
Just know that this time of year it gets crazy last min rains that wash out the crossings... and you have to wait hours for it to go down


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