El Camino del Rio

There are actually two "River Roads" in the Big Bend area and both of them are extraordinary.

One runs for 51 miles along the southern portion of Big Bend National Park and is a backcountry "gotta see".  It is rough, dusty and remote.

The other adventure wiggles its way from Lajitas to Presidio along one of the most beautiful  paved stretches of road in the country.

We run the National Park road (although we can arrange a step on tour for you on the other one!).  All day, with lunch and the best views anywhere!

If you have always wanted to do this trip or just want something classic Big Bend, let's get this booked for you!

Trip Details:

Where to Meet: Far Flung Outdoor Center (get directions)
Departure Times: 8:00 a.m.
Return Time/Trip Length (to Far Flung Outdoor Center): Around 4 p.m.
Meal & Refreshments: Lunch, iced tea, lemonade and water provided by FFOC.  Guests should bring their own water bottle to be re-filled during the tour.
Difficulty: This is a rough, dusty tour.  Most of this adventure will be on primitive unimproved road.  This can be a long day for younger folks.
Recommended Minimum Age: 8

Tour Price: $199/person; discounts are available for parties of 9 or more booking at the same time. Children 12 and under receive a $5/child discount.

(Trip price includes all park use fees, but does not include Texas Sales Tax at 7.75%, energy surcharge, entrance fees (if applicable) or gratuities)

Deposit and Payment Terms:
A non-refundable deposit of $10/person is required at the time of reservation with the balance due 48 hours prior to the trip departure date.

Trip Resources:

  1. El Camino del Rio Notes
  2. Where is Far Flung?
  3. Need Lodging?