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Car driving at Big Bend national Park - Big Bend National Park

Car driving at Big Bend national Park

You need a car

Both to go to Big Bend National Park, and to visit it, you need a car. There is no public transportation. RV and big buses are not advised to drive up the Chisos Basin (too twisty tiny road). A 4-wheel drive is advised for most dirt roads.

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Type: Car/Motor Home

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  • Updated Oct 10, 2003
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Gas Station at Study Butte, Texas - Big Bend National Park

Gas Station at Study Butte, Texas

Gas Stations

Take gas at Alpine (100 miles Northwest) or Marathon (50 miles North) or Study Butte/Terlingua (a few miles West), as the gas stations in the park are very expensive. They are located at Rio Grande Village and Panther Junction.

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  • Written Oct 8, 2003
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