Morning hike approximately 2 miles round trip with a 1/2 mile portion walking through sand with a short, but steep hike up granite. Afternoon hike approximately 4.5 miles with a 500 ft. elevation gain and several stream crossings.
Breakfast provided in Oasis. Menu of breakfast items will include a variety of options including a choice of eggs, breakfast meats, muffins, bagels, assorted cereals, yogurt and oatmeal, plus coffee, tea, juices, water.
Heading out into Big Bend National Park, we will hike Grapevine Trail. After walking through sand during the first part of the hike, we will reach one of the most photographed sites in the National Park, Balanced Rock.
At the Chisos Basin, seated at picnic tables with a view of the mountains, our food will include sandwiches, sides, fruit, and dessert, plus water.
In the Chisos Mountians of Big Bend National Park, we will hike “The Window” trail. It's a bit of an "opposite" type of hike in that we hike down the mountain – following oak creek canyon to our destination of the famed pour off and then into the "Basin" and then have to hike back up at the end of the afternoon. This hike offers great views of "The Window" - a break in the mountain range looking out across the desert; the end of the hiking trail crosses several streams of water.
Enjoy an authentic Mexican Food Dinner at Rio Bravo Restaurant located next door to Big Bend Casitas.
Night Sky Talk