This four-mile round-trip trail begins at the Basin Campground and descends 800 feet for the first two miles. On the way back, the climb begins. Look out for the Chisos peaks, a canyon with oaks and wildflowers, and animals—gray fox, javelina, and even black bears could be just around the corner.

 
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Expert Review of The Window Trail

Active and Adventure Review of The Window Trail

Away Travel Expert: Laurie Roddy
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ActiveExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Day Hiking
Active and AdventureExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • One of the most popular hikes in the park it can be crowded during peak season.
  • The view out The Window (a rock formation that looks out over the Chihuahuan Desert) is one of the most impressive views in the park.
  • This hike offers some of the best opportunity for wildlife viewing in the park with the existence of deer, javelinas, pumas, black bears, rattlesnakes, roadrunners, and numerous birds.

Address:
Chisos Mountain Area
Big Bend National Park, Texas


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: 432-477-2251
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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