Go Back   iRV2 Forums > CAMPING, TRAVEL and TRIP PLANNING > Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-28-2009, 05:09 AM   #1
Senior Member
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Cambria, Ca.
Posts: 241
We are cruising through the gulf coast of Tx. and started off in Big Bend Nat Park. What a neat place. The Rio Grande, Chisos mountains and of course, the desert. Lots to see and do especially if you have a toad capable of enduring some pretty rough back country roads. A duel sport motorcycle would also be a good choice. A decent park at the Rio Grande RV Park. Full hookups with 50 amp for $27/night. There is also a "dry" campground next door but not really suitable for larger rigs. If you are ever nearby, give it a try. It is isolated and not easy to get to but well worth the drive, especially since fuel is cheaper in Texas!

Craig Heyne & Co-Pilot/Navigator Sharon. 2007 Voyage 33V W20. Brazel's Ultra Power Permormance kit. CAI, Reprogramming, plug wires, Steer-Safe, Suzuki Grand Vitara toad, two spoiled cats and a GPS set to infinity.
Craig H is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-01-2009, 04:25 AM   #2
Senior Member
Chickadee's Avatar
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 2,027
Craig & Sharon: Hi. Yup, we agree!! We hung out over in Study Butte/Terlingua during our visit to Big Bend, and, as you said, it was a GREAT place to visit. We will surely return! Steve & Lynette

2014 Newmar 3103 BAYSTAR/Triton V10 w. Banks/05 Honda Element toad
Chickadee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2009, 07:43 PM   #3
TurtleBack's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 71
How can you say that the dry campground next door is unsuitable for big rigs. We were there in January with our 41 footer - plus three feet of bikes on the back - and had no problem.

Rather stay there in the trees at half the price ($7 with Golden Age Pass) than on a parking lot. Just my humble opinion.

Additional advice - Backpack in the Chisos and paddle the Rio Grande from Rio Grande Village to La Linda. Great canyon hikes on the Mexican side of the river down the Boguillas Canyon.
Ed 2015 Entegra Anthem 42 DLQ
HWH Active Air, Pressure Pro, 595 Watts Solar,
2013 4D Wrangler Sahara
TurtleBack is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Big Bend Elkhartjim South Central Region 3 03-24-2009 01:53 PM
Camping in Big Bend Nat Park Area. GerrySr Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 4 02-11-2009 04:55 AM
Any Big Bend NP advice? SeeTheUSA Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 9 02-13-2007 11:26 AM
rocky mt. nat. park in september lakewoodpaul Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 2 09-12-2006 11:50 AM
Big Bend TX all year? daydreamer36535 Full-Timers 2 07-19-2006 01:32 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:49 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.