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.

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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