#20 of 1940 state parks in Texas

Best bird watching trails in Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas

107 Reviews
Explore the most popular bird watching trails in Big Bend Ranch State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of bird watching trails in Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas
Park information
Acreage:
300 acres
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
432/358-4444
Top trails (8)
#1 - Big Bend Hoodoos Trail
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 30 m
This trail begins at the parking lot which leads down to two hoodoos. The trail leads down to the Rio Grande at a low point in the river. Following the trail leads back up to a lookoff point with great views of the Rio Grande and the rest of the park. Continuing the trail meets back up at the parking lot.Show more
#2 - Lajitas Mesa
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
#3 - Big Bend Ranch OHV Trail
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 88.9 mi
#4 - Contrabando Trail System to Water Hole
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
#5 - Rancherias Canyon
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
#6 - Buena Suerte, Dome Trail and Camino Viejo
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 24.3 mi • Est. 10 h 53 m
#7 - Rincon Loop
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
#8 - La Mota Road Trail
Big Bend Ranch State Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 16 m