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Maps of BBRSP

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Offline TxGypsyGal

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Maps of BBRSP
« on: November 07, 2019, 10:32:07 AM »
Does anyone have a link for a good map of BBRSP. We finally trekked over from BBNP last year and OMGOSH! I fell in LOVE! I would love to spend more time hiking and driving in this park on our 2020 trip. I even traded in my minivan and bought a suburban to accommodate more exploring! My kiddos will be 7, 9 and 11 this year. It's our 4th trip and they are good hikers. We did Hoodoos and Closed Canyon last year, but ready for more adventures next year. Thanks!

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Offline Jalco

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Re: Maps of BBRSP
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2019, 12:57:57 PM »
The park's website has a pretty good set of maps, https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/big-bend-ranch/map

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Offline PineHurst

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Re: Maps of BBRSP
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2019, 10:47:32 AM »
https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/park_maps/pwd_mp_p4501_152l_discovery.pdf

This is also available for purchase in the Ranger station in a big printed format.

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Offline BlindWilly

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Re: Maps of BBRSP
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2019, 01:46:06 PM »
https://tpwd.texas.gov/publications/pwdpubs/media/park_maps/pwd_mp_p4501_152l_discovery.pdf

This is also available for purchase in the Ranger station in a big printed format.
This is a great map. I have it on Avenza Maps on an android tablet and it's taken me all over the park. Just make sure you have a good GPS signal on the tablet.
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Offline TxGypsyGal

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Re: Maps of BBRSP
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2019, 01:52:53 PM »
This is a good map! I don't know why I didn't initially see it on the site. Thanks!
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Offline TexasLC

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Re: Maps of BBRSP
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2019, 03:21:03 PM »
They sell a waterproof style map like that in the Ranger Stations.  My cell doesn't work out there.

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Offline Fox60

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Re: Maps of BBRSP
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2019, 01:20:13 PM »
The National Geographic "Trails Illustrated" series includes folding water resistant topographic maps of Big Bend NP but I don't know about BBRSP being within the Nat Geo/TI series. 

For a completely fascinating BBRSP map experience consider the Texas Bureau of Economic Geology publication #GB0027 (Guidebook 27)  Geology of Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas, by Christopher D. Henry, published by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Press.  It's  not cheap at $19.95 but it includes 72 pages of text including 81 figures and line drawings with 1 oversize color geologic map in two sheets.  It is written with geologists and non-geologists in mind.  A companion product is #DE0003 "Down to Earth at Big Band Ranch State Park: Geologic Map and Trail-Side Geology".

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