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First Come/First Serve campsite for next thurs

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First Come/First Serve campsite for next thurs
« on: November 08, 2019, 08:55:11 AM »
I have always had a reservation before going to BB, but this time we dont have one.   We'll get to Chisos thurs night and was hoping to grab a first come first serve site.   There should be openings right?   Maybe I'm just being extra paranoid as we dont have a backup plan.

Reservations sites start on November 15 (Fri).

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Re: First Come/First Serve campsite for next thurs
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2019, 09:06:07 AM »
Recent reports from the campground host indicate that the Basin campground has been filling every night for weeks.  Might want to have Rio Grande or Cottonwood as a back up the first night.
temperatures exceed 100 degrees F
minimum 1 gallon water per person/day
no shade, no water
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Re: First Come/First Serve campsite for next thurs
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2019, 11:23:28 AM »
Thanks for that info!  I will update after we get there.

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Re: First Come/First Serve campsite for next thurs
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2019, 03:31:20 PM »
Got there around 8pm Thurs night.  Went to RGV because sign at Panther said full.   Ranger at RGV told us Chisos has been filling up mid-afternoon ish the past few days.  So Friday we were at Chisos at 11am and was able to snag a site.  There were 4 empty ones at 11am.

 


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