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Chisos Basin Campground Walk-up availability?

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Offline jc3589

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Chisos Basin Campground Walk-up availability?
« on: May 23, 2019, 11:56:25 PM »
Hello all! New here to thw forums and had a quick question, my wife and I were planning to go to BB for our first time ever May 27-31 but it looks like all the campsites at Chisos Basin are reserved already for the entire week and there seems to only be walk-up availability after that.  My question is how is the availability for Chisos Basin sites say June 3-7th which are all weekdays?? I was sort of surprised that weekday availability was gone so we were nervous about the same situation occurring in June.

Edit: So I just realized that 26 of the sites are reservable and the rest are non-reservable, what would the chances of us getting one of the non-reservable sites on mon/tuesday (May 27 or May 28th) be?
« Last Edit: May 24, 2019, 01:11:41 AM by jc3589 »


Offline RichardM

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Re: Chisos Basin Campground Walk-up availability?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2019, 08:04:15 AM »
Read through this topic:

Campsites are only reserveable through May 31, so in June everything is walkup.


Offline Don H

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Re: Chisos Basin Campground Walk-up availability?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2019, 02:38:13 PM »
Just leaving the park today.  Chisos Basin is a zoo.  Campground is full, reservable and non reservable sites and have been all week.  We stayed out on Pine Canyon road.  When we left this morning 3 out of those five sites were occupied. 
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