"Window Trail" Top 5 Page for this destination Big Bend National Park Sports & Outdoors Tip by Basaic

by Basaic
  • Trailhead - Big Bend National Park
    by Basaic
  • Trail - Big Bend National Park
    by Basaic

The Window Trail can mean two different things. There is The Window Loop Trail which is a .3 mile loop that is paved and handicapped accessible, and a 5.6 mile hike out to the actual window that descends 980 feet (remember that also means a 980 foot ascent on the way back). I took the short Window Loop Trail which offered a nice view of the window and the basin beyond. I walked a short distance down the other trail too just to get a feel for it. The trailheads for the window trails are located at the Chisos Basin Parking Area, and there are a number of other trailheads here too.

Equipment: Good walking shoes, plenty of water, sunscreen, a hat, a camera for the beautiful scenery.

Address: PO Box 129, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
Phone: (432) 477-2251
Theme: Hiking
Website: http://www.nps.gov/bibe/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 9, 2010
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