Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Fodor's Weekly: Your expert travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration (coming soon)

Big Bend National Park Sights

Castolon Historic District

Updated 10/21/2013

Fodor's Review

Adobe buildings and wooden shacks serve as reminders of the farming and military community of Castolon, near the banks of the Rio Grande. The Magdalena House has historical exhibits. A general store, housed in an old adobe and fronted by shaded picnic tables, is good for drinks, snacks, and a friendly face. The nearby Castolon Visitor Center closes in summer.

Sight Information


On Ross Maxwell Scenic Dr., southwest portion of the park, Big Bend National Park, Texas, 79834, USA


432-477–2225-ranger station


Updated 10/21/2013


What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss