Distance By City

Below are the approximate distances to Big Bend.

  • Abilene: 420 miles
  • Amarillo: 500 miles
  • Austin: 500 miles
  • Corpus Christi: 560 miles
  • Dallas: 590 miles
  • El Paso: 300 miles
  • Houston: 640 miles
  • Lubbock: 390 miles
  • Midland: 250 miles
  • San Angelo: 330 miles
  • San Antonio: 430 miles

Welcome to Far-Flung Adventures " World Headquarters" in Terlingua.

We're located near the western gateway to Big Bend National Park on the Rio Grande (REE-oh GRONday) frontier. We are about 300 miles from the commercial airports at Midland-Odessa, El Paso and Chihuahua City, Mexico, and 430 miles from San Antonio. Our shopping center is in Alpine, Texas, 85 miles away. The traditional means of transportation for our guests has been private vehicle.


The simplest way to get to Big Bend is to drive, either from your home or one of the airports. Three highways lead into the park from the north...US Highway 67, which runs from Marfa to Presidio where it intersects Texas Ranch Road 170, 67 miles west of Terlingua. It also runs into the park where it meets the southern terminus of US highway 385 at the Park Headquarters. US 385 runs northward through Marathon and on to IH-10 at Fort Stockton.

Our Hours

Mon-Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mon-Thurs 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri-Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm