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When Should I Visit Big Bend National Park?


Big Bend National Park is a famous tourist spot at Texas where people love to visit throughout the year. You may find its bones dry, the environment burning hot; still, it appeals to every visitor’s eyes and seems one of the most amazing tourist destinations in the area. There are loads of secrets hidden behind the beauty of this park; you must explore the place to experience some memorable moments with friends and family. 

There is no doubt to say that Big Bend is one of the most remote parks in the country; still, it caters more than 325,000 tourists every year. Although, the count may not seem comparable to the huge population of tourist found at The Grand Canyon National Park and Great Smoky Mountains National Park; as they serve 4.8 million and 10 million tourists per year respectively. But people that are excited to visualize the real beauty of nature definitely find their way to Big Bend National Park.

Due to remote location, this park is safe from the heavy pollution. Tourists can enjoy the clear view of millions of stars at night; even astronauts visit this place to check out the positions of Milky Way for their research. Indeed, there are lots of amazing things to explore at this site. You must pack your bag to enjoy a memorable camping tour here with friends and family.

Although the Park stays open for tourists throughout the year; most of the people love to explore this area in the summer vacations. If you are also planning for the same, we have mentioned few popular tourist destinations below that you can explore during your visit to Big Bend National Park.

  • Closed Canyon Trailhead:

There are numbers of hikes near Big Bend Park, but you should never miss the opportunity to explore Closed Canyon Trail. While exploring this trail, you will be able to take a round trip to the Rio Grande. The total distance of this hike is only 1.4 miles; you will definitely find it easy to cover with family. Prefer not to visit this hike in the rainy season as it may feel difficult to walk on the track.

  • Food Shark:

There is a small yet famous community near Big Bend, and it is named as Marfa. Here you will find plenty of things to explore, but the most important one is Food Shark. It is basically a chain of trucks that are turned into food serving vehicles with Mediterranean style grub. They are ready to serve you several amazing dishes throughout the year.

  • Pine Canyon Trail:

You will not find it attractive in all seasons, but there is something special to explore right after the heavy rain. Nature blesses this trail with a spectacular waterfall right after heavy rains and tourists are always excited to spot that moment. Do not miss the mesmerizing moment and witness the blessings of nature in the form of stunning beauty. It is right time to set up your camp near this trail and explore the area in the rainy season.

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