Back What's new
  • Guest, if you are linking to a software packge, books or such, please use the Resources tab to do so. This area is for more generic site links, and the Resource area is better for tracking specific items like books, software and such.
    If you are associated with a site linked here and would like to claim it, please contact me via the Contact us link (or start a conversation with Tracy Perry if a member) and once confirmed, you can claim the link to perform edits to it.
    You can dismiss this notice by clicking on the "X" in the corner and it will not appear again unless updated.
    Thanks!
Big Bend Ranch State Park (Texas)

IDS Site Big Bend Ranch State Park (Texas)

Item details

Bortle Class (if known)
2
Big Bend Ranch State Park offers outdoor recreation for the truly adventurous. This remote park features rugged mountains, steep canyons, amazing views, unparalleled night skies, and solitude in a high desert setting. The park stretches along the Rio Grande in far west Texas, on the U.S.-Mexico border.

For the best night skies in Texas, head west. Big Bend Ranch State Park sits in the darkest area of the state. After all, we are on the other side of nowhere.

The International Dark-Sky Association designated Big Bend Ranch State Park a gold tier Dark Sky Park in 2018.

The best places places for stargazing are along River Road, at the West Contrabando Trailhead, Big Hill and the Hoodoos. These spots offer great views, and are accessible by any vehicle.

Comments

There are no comments to display.

Item information

Added by
Tracy Perry
Views
9
Clicks
2
Last update
Location
21800 FM 170 Terlingua, TX 79852

Additional information

UTC offset
-6
Elevation
2,350 - 5,000 ft
Lattitude
29.470458 (North)
Longitude
-103.957922 (West)

More from Tracy Perry

Top