Big Bend National Park is located in West Texas. The sublime natural region is named for the vast curve of the river, Rio Grande in southwest Texas. The park is home to over 1,200 plant species, more than 450 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles and 75 species of mammals.
Big Bend is known as the land of borders as it is situated on the boundary with Mexico along the river, Rio Grande. Its place where cultures amalgamate, where north meets south, east meets west and where natural environments meet, from deserts to mountains.
Big Bend National Park is open year round. However, most of the visitors come in the month of March and during holiday weekends, lowest visitation is in August and September. The park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On average the park sees around 350,000 or less visitors every year.
Typically, winter and spring are dry seasons and it start reining till June. Summer brings hot days and warm nights. Dramatic afternoon lighting storms with high winds are common and come on quickly. Heavy downpours may result in flash floods. Winter days may be sunny and warm, but nights tend to be cold.
The top 5 best rated things to do in Big Ben National Park are:
1. Horse Riding
2. Mountain Bicycling
3. Jeep Touring