15 Best Cabins Near Big Bend National Park, Texas - Updated 2024

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Do you like the idea of waking up in a plush bed, walking out onto a private patio, breathing fresh morning air and appreciating nature? Then it’s probably time to look into Big Bend National Park cabins. Whether you’re looking for a log cabin to rent for a weekend of solitude or a luxurious cabin, the Big Bend National Park is the ideal location. It has always been known for its natural wonders. You can spend your days embarking on early morning hikes or fishing at nearby lakes and returning home to your secluded cabin to enjoy the breathtaking views. While there is no right or wrong way to enjoy the outdoors, there are several beautiful cabin rentals that will allow you to do so. Check out some of the best cabins near Big Bend National Park, Texas.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 06, 2024.

1. The Gun Shop at Ten Bits Ranch (from USD 69)

Experience life off-grid by booking a stay at this tastefully decorated cabin that provides an old-town experience. Boasting majestic mountain views, Ten Bits Ranch serves as your private national park, with approximately 550 acres (222.58 hectares) of land you can wander around and explore.

Rise and shine with a complimentary continental breakfast, and prepare the other meals in the well-equipped kitchen at your disposal. After a long day of exploration, relax by watching your favorite shows on cable TV. You can stay in touch with the world with internet access.

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Terlingua, Texas, United States
35.23 km (21.9 mi) from Big Bend National Park
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
met some great people and had breakfast with them in the communal kitchen
breakfast was more then advertised and the night sky did not disappoint
the modern indoor community kitchen was huge and offered multiple fridges to store your foods and beverages
the room was nice
the room we had was cozy and comfortable even in the 100 degree temps
Cleanliness:
the cabin was clean and comfortable and we were quite impressed with the well-stocked common kitchen
Host:
management was friendly ∋ce; i was able to reschedule easily
easy check in/out with great communication from the staff
Location:
great location friendly guests
nice location enjoyed our stay
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2. Cabin with mountain views on Tarantula Ranch (from USD 149)

Surrounded by wilderness, this peaceful haven offers a memorable holiday. With a range of outdoor activities to explore nearby including rock climbing, wildlife viewing, rafting, and fishing, it is a paradise for nature lovers. After a long day out, you can relax and unwind in the hot tub basking in the magnificent mountain views. You can prepare gastronomic delights in the fully equipped kitchen and watch movies on satellite television. Keep in touch with your loved ones with free Wi-Fi.

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terlingua, Texas, United States
36.96 km (23.0 mi) from Big Bend National Park
cottage 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is cable tv and nice porches with lovely views to disconnect from the noise
Host:
the host is great
and the owner is so kind and helpful
our host curt was knowledgeable engaging and very welcoming
the owner is nice enough and i guess you get a true big bend experience
curt was a wonderful host and i really enjoyed the tour
Location:
the location was great secluded and relaxing
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Other accommodations near Big Bend National Park

3. Ledge Rock (from USD 250)

Enjoy a tranquil retreat in this lovely casita that boasts a picturesque vista of Bee Mountain and Chisos Mountain in Big Bend National Park. Terlingua Ghost Town is a popular attraction located just a few minutes away from the property. Moreover, there are many restaurants and grocery stores nearby. Inside, you’ll find a cutting-edge climate-control system to keep you cozy and a well-stocked kitchen for you to prepare your favorite recipes. Moreover, high-speed Wi-Fi will keep you entertained and connected.

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TERLINGUA, Texas, United States
29.07 km (18.1 mi) from Big Bend National Park
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable and the ac worked great
Host:
very easy and host was a big help when needed
Location:
the casita was perfectly located and we found many great dining locations nearby
great location to big bend park there were a couple restaurants around to eat
this is a great location into the park and surrounding eateries and tour organizations
we love to hike big bend np - this is a perfect location to do just that
the cabin was clean and conveniently located near the park
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4. Elegant mountain lodge with panoramic views (from USD 363)

The Boca de la Roca cabin is situated on private desert mountain land at the base of a mountain that’s part of Big Bend’s most breathtaking mountain range. This cabin has the best 360-degree view of the park. Mountains, cacti, as well as other eye-catching desert scenery are some of the features surrounding the cabin. This cabin was built with an abundance of windows to complement the scenery both day and night, highlighting the scenic terrain not only from the outside but also from the inside. The cabin is fully furnished and has a tidy, comfortable, modern appearance with an aged elegance.

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Terlingua, Texas, United States
62.09 km (38.6 mi) from Big Bend National Park
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Remote ranch cabin with landscape views (from USD 205)

This vacation rental cabin is nestled near Christmas Mountains. It offers a peaceful ambience with great opportunities for adventure. There is no noise or traffic from the area, and no nearby neighbors. Only the rugged Chihuahuan Desert and the Christmas Mountains provide solitude. For seasoned or first-time travelers to the Big Bend Region, the Christmas Mountains Ranch is the ideal home away from home. There’s a lot of wildlife, as well as a wide variety of desert plants. The rugged and diverse desert landscape offers plenty of opportunities for adventure. Watch for birds and other animals as you follow the designated path down to the arroyo. Visit the magical Big Bend national park. Inside the cabin, you’ll find attractive furnishings that will help you relax. The cabin has Wi-Fi, new appliances and a full bathroom. There is also an option of flying in using the Terlingua Ranch airstrip, which can handle small private planes.

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26.42 km (16.5 mi) from Big Bend National Park
20 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i wish they had instructions for the wood burning stove since the heater didn’t work very well
we loved this place the beds are truly queen size although the pictures look smaller
Host:
property owners are great about communicating i’d highly recommend this to anyone considering it
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6. Spacious, off-grid cabin (from USD 129)

Big Bend National Park is 20 miles (32 kilometers) away from this rustic and spacious cabin Do not be put off by the fact that this cabin is off the grid; it has the best of both worlds. The cabin has a fully equipped kitchenette, coffee makers, and other amenities. Although the cabin does not have Wi-Fi, the majority of the property is covered by AT&T and Verizon mobile phone coverage. Most people, however, have no trouble making phone calls or sending text messages when on the premises. The Little Burro shop, located 7 miles (11.2 kilometers) south, offers free Wi-Fi. The cabin has many windows and fans, and it has a screen door that lets in the cool night air.

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43.4 km (27.0 mi) from Big Bend National Park
3 reviews  
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

7. Unique holiday rental with mountain views (from USD 172)

This is a holiday rental with a private observatory and an elevated sky deck near Big Bend National Park. The cabin is located just over two miles north of Terlingua and is close to a number of restaurants as well as nearby tourist attractions. The cabin sleeps up to four people. Enjoy exclusive access to the Cabin’s elevated Sky Deck, which includes giant binoculars. From the Sky Deck, you can enjoy the beautiful mountain views and wildlife during the day. By night, the private observatory will astonish you with celestial views. The Big Bend Region is known for having the darkest night skies and best astronomical views in the world. The cabin has an open floor plan. The living room and sleeping area are linked by a small kitchen and dining area.

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29.88 km (18.6 mi) from Big Bend National Park
57 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i'm glad we brought a stand alone fan
i know of its summer but the little a/c unit did all it could to cool the cabin
Cleanliness:
the cabin was exactly as advertised clean and perfect for what we were looking for
overall the cabin was pretty clean
Host:
we enjoyed out trip and the owners were very communicative and the cabin itself was very well kept
the hosts were fantastically responsive to the one (quickly resolved) issue we had with our accommodations
Location:
location was great and only 5 minutes drive to big bend
loved location peaceful rustic excellent sunrises/sets loved the skydeck perfect access to big bend
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8. Sherri’s Terlingua Cabin (from USD 147)

This cabin is located near the entrance of the Big Bend National park. Sherri’s Terlingua Cabin is a great place to unwind and a great starting point for exploring Big Bend National Park, Rio Grande River, Terlingua Ghost Town, and Big Bend Ranch State Park. The popular La Kiva Bar and Grill is less than a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the cabin. After a long day of hiking at the Big Bend National Park, this is a wonderful place to return to and end the day by gazing into the night sky packed with millions of stars. Sunrises and sunsets are also spectacular. All the amenities for cooking and for a wonderful sleep are provided.

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30.52 km (19.0 mi) from Big Bend National Park
95 reviews  
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a/c and heaters were excellent to keep the interior comfortable in very changeable conditions
air con worked fine shower great and cooking facilities spot on
very comfortable place to stay
Cleanliness:
everything worked and was very clean
sheri's place was comfortable and clean and well equipped
a nice clean “tiny house” with easy access to terlingua and big bend national park
comfortable clean well-appointed an ideal base for exploring the area - state and national park and small towns
the cabin is in a good location clean and cozy
Host:
good property description from owner
Location:
great location for visiting the national park
great location we enjoyed the visit
sherri's cabin provides the perfect place to hang your hat while visiting this cute little throw-back town
sherri's cabin is the perfect place to stay in terlingua
great place to stay comfortable
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9. Classic cabin in perfect location for stargazing (from USD 150)

This cabin is situated on the Texas Mountain Trail. Big Bend National Park is 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) away, and Barton Warnock Visitor Center is 25 miles (40 kilometers) away. This is a great spot for stargazing and swinging on the back porch! It’s a perfect place to relax after a long day of hiking in Big Bend, and near enough to Terlingua to take advantage of the local restaurants and shopping. The cabin isn’t huge, but all amenities that will allow you to cook are provided. Patios are accessible from the rooms. Also, barbecue grills are available in this cabin.

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31.9 km (19.9 mi) from Big Bend National Park
23 reviews  
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Host:
pam was an excellent host
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10. Private cabin with mountain views (from USD 169)

This cabin in Terlingua Ghost Town is the ideal starting point for your Big Bend adventures. It is conveniently located on a paved road in Terlingua Ghost Town, providing easy access to the Big Bend’s attractions. Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park are all within a short drive. Lorna’s Ghost Town Cabin is a well-designed, cozy, stylish, and convenient vacation home built in 2014 as the owners’ personal vacation home. Two people can sleep downstairs, and two more can sleep upstairs in the sleeping loft. The kitchen is small, but fully equipped and stocked for meal preparation. The living room is comfortably sized with views of the Chisos Mountains. The place has two porches with mountain views, a campfire pit, and a small barbecue grill.

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35.78 km (22.3 mi) from Big Bend National Park
68 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heaters had no issues keeping the place warm and comfortable
cabin is small but very comfortable and the outdoor seating was very enjoyable
Cleanliness:
house was very clean and as advertised
the place was very clean and quiet
the cabin was very clean and as stated in the ad
cabin and property were well maintained clean and comfortable
the cabin was very clean and had everything we needed for our visit
Host:
the advance information provided by the property manager about the cabin and surrounding area was helpful
hosts were very responsive when we reached out to them regarding unexpected changes in our arrival plans
Location:
great location close to the park
it's an easy walk to the cemetery and at least 3 restaurants
this property was great for a visit to big bend national park
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11. Eco-friendly retreat with nature views (from USD 111)

Ringtail Cabin is an excellent and ideal vacation rental for those on a tight budget, or even for those who just want to reduce their carbon footprint. The nearest neighbor is more than a quarter-mile (0.40-kilometer) away, and this cozy cabin has a complete kitchen and comfortable furnishings, as well as a solar panel that is backed up by a propane generator. Take in the mountain views, awe-inspiring sunrises and sunsets, as well as the gorgeous starry skies that you can see from Ringtail Grounds. From here, you can also visit the surrounding parks, Terlingua, or Ghost-Town for all that the Big Bend has to offer. From the property, you are also only a few minutes away from the majestic Big Bend National Park.

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36.48 km (22.7 mi) from Big Bend National Park
67 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
always clean and picturesque
clean comfortable well maintained and equipped
the cabin is clean comfy and well-stocked
plenty of towels and linens for our stay all clean and ready
the cabin was exactly as described clean and ready for a our four night stay
Host:
the hosts are very communicative and welcoming
very helpful owner who knew the area well
wonderful hosts and location
Location:
great little house in an awesome location
great location stars and mountains all around us
good location for checking out the dark sky
this is a great affordable place to stay for exploring the big bend area
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12. Small cabin with a hot tub (from USD 79)

This small cabin is located near the Big Bend national park. This place has breathtaking mountain views and spectacular sunsets. The cabin is located on Tarantula Ranch. The wildlife, views, sights, and peace and quiet all sharpen your senses at Tarantula Ranch. After a day of playing in the Big Bend, relax in the cabin’s hot tub, which sits on a cliff facing west looking for shooting stars. There is also a viewing platform that overlooks the hot tub on the same western cliff. From the cabin, you can easily get to all of the area’s tourist attractions, including the national park, state park, river rafting outfitters, horse riding, jeep tours, and the Terlingua ghost town, where there is good food, drinks and good music.

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36.68 km (22.8 mi) from Big Bend National Park
38 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and basic necessities microwave toaster oven mini fridge etc etc great for one person
Cleanliness:
the small cabin is clean with a bathroom kitchenette small table and bed
Host:
enjoyed the cabin and curt was a great host
they're as friendly as anything
curt is a very helpful host
the host is as friendly as can be with a heart of gold
curt is an awesome property manager and super friendly would definitely stay here again
Location:
good location not far from terlingua (30 min is nothing in the big bend)
the location on top of a mountain makes it worth it
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13. Off-grid cabin with desert views (from USD 139)

Welcome to Mel’s Place Casita, a solar-powered house offering an off-grid living experience. Boasting beautiful desert views of the Chisos Mountains, this tiny, one-bedroom home offers you the peace that comes with being in a remote location while not being too far from civilization. There is an indoor gas fireplace, board games, and air conditioning for your comfort. The kitchen is equipped with all your cooking and dining needs.

Finally, the home is only 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Terlingua and Big Bend National Park. Cottonwood General Store, restaurants, and other attractions are only a mile (1.6 km) away.

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Study Butte-Terlingua, Texas, United States
28.43 km (17.7 mi) from Big Bend National Park
189 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely views and a very comfortable space
the propane space heater was helpful
clean comfortable convenient and the view can’t be beat
access to the shower with good warm water is outside
had a very comfortable stay at mel's cabin
Cleanliness:
the house was neat clean and a great place to stay
despite the bathroom being an outhouse and the shower being tin and tile everything was spotlessly clean
the place was spotless clean and had a great view when looking outside
Host:
great place and host
mel is a wonderful host and super responsive
mel is a great host and very helpful
plenty of great hosts on this site so i would not recommend
mel is the perfect host super responsive
Location:
the location is beautiful
close to town but not too close it made for a perfect location
great location to stay in
wow great location close to the park
a stunning location to relax and unwind
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14. Stacked limestone cabin in Ghost Town (from USD 169)

Built hundreds of years ago in the Ghost Town, this one-bedroom cabin has been updated for modern vacationers. A secluded and serene vacation awaits you as you relax on the patio and enjoy the stunning views of the mountains and Big Bend National Park as well as the starry sky at night

The rental sleeps up to two guests and is also minutes away from the national park which gives you a wide variety of outdoor activities to enjoy like hiking, biking, and many more.

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Terlingua, Texas, United States
35.95 km (22.4 mi) from Big Bend National Park
554 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had all the necessary amenities to be comfortable
betty recently installed a new ac in the bedroom and we were very comfortable the entire stay
bed and shower were great and loved watching the sunrise and sunset from the patio
may and june are the hottest months in that region but our may stay was comfortable
comfortable cozy with a wonderful balance of old terlingua and modern amenities
Cleanliness:
clean and spacious
super clean and unique
the house itself was very clean and welcoming
however it was very clean and close
cozy house very clean stylish
Host:
betty was a great host
betty was a great host and was attentive but gave us our privacy
friendly (but not intrusive) host
betty was a wonderful host @ boystown in terlingua
betty's place was fantastic she is a great host very thoughtful and very helpful + communicative
Location:
such a cute space and such a great location to be close to bbnp
it's close to "downtown" but still pretty quiet
close to the terlingua attractions and close enough for a day in big bend
bathroom is outside but close and nice
good location if you're planning to hike in big bend
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15. Solar-powered cabin with a rainwater collection system (from USD 210)

Located two miles from the ghost town of Terlingua, this one-bedroom cabin offers a relaxing vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s an ideal off-grid living experience, using solar panels for power and providing water from a rainwater collection system. Perfect for vacationers just looking for a place to relax, this cabin has a magnificent view of the Chisos Mountains.

Being close to Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park, you have a wide variety of outdoor activities to do from hiking to rafting.

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Terlingua, Texas, United States
33.61 km (20.9 mi) from Big Bend National Park
500 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really enjoyed the outdoor kitchen with a million dollar view
we cooked several meals in our outdoor kitchen while enjoying the skies and landscape
wouldn’t have felt too comfortable driving back there in my small sedan
the bedroom bathroom shower and kitchen have such nice details
Cleanliness:
clean quiet restful
the accommodations were clean and well maintained
very comfortable cozy and clean
the interior was spotless with thoughtful touches like a reading desk and a bookcase of books
the place was clean and beautiful and you absolutely can't beat the view
Host:
the host is very sweet
bryn was an amazing host
bryn was an excellent host
bryn is a great host
bryn is an amazing host
Location:
great location for just hanging out
location was perfect for our trip— right in terlingua and just a few miles to big bend
the location is great because it is close to the park local restaurants and the local outfitters
extra lovely location on large swatch of private land
the location was the perfect base for our daily trips to big bend national park
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Have a fun vacation surrounded by nature

Cabins near the Big Bend National Park have all that visitors are looking for! You can definitely enjoy your time in Big Bend as there are many things to do here. Whether you’re traveling in a big group or a small one, there’s a cabin that can accommodate you. You won’t have any trouble finding the right one for you and your family.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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