Wildhorse Station

State Highway 118, Terlingua, Texas, 79830, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Terlingua

Big Bend State Park

A travel blog entry by oliverlodge

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... bar!

Terlingua, if you get a chance is well worth a visit. It was a mining town only deserted in the twentieth century yet the dilapted shacks, the rusty cars and buses and the old church are all worth a potter around and great for photo ops. Later in the bar we met up with the "Aussies" a group of 9 or so who had Harleys on the Coast2Coast as well. A good night - excellent music from the Paper Moon Shiners, great Mexican food and good company for drinking!
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Day Two Road Trip

A travel blog entry by peedeedog

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... By 1900, there were four mining companies operating at Terlingua.
The name “Terlingua” refers to a mining district in Texas’ southwestern Brewster County. It is located near the Rio Grande and the Texas villages of Lajitas and Study Butte as well as the Mexican village of Santa Elena. The discovery of cinnabar – from which the metal
mercury ...

Hike #2: Grapevine Hills

A travel blog entry by crisguidi

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... you had to climb the rocks to continue on. The climb was easy....the rocks were actually formed like steps with signage everywhere showing the trail. What the guidebooks called rock scrambling on this trail is what John and I are used to as normal hiking trail surface to us. Anyway, it took us 20 minutes to reach the top of the rock cluster to see the balanced rock. We took some pictures...yes, the Flats had their picture taken under the balanced rock. We enjoyed the scenery ...

And how can I forget our Terlingua visit!

A travel blog entry by crisguidi

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... best was the submarine conning tower with eh huge sign staying "Passing Wind". Really! This is a private residence too. If you enlarge the image you may be able to see the sign on the ship that says "desert booty". Yep.....there you have it. How could I forget the "Passing Wind" exhibit. And as proof that we actually visited Terlingua, John posed next to their sign. What a ...

Sunday - Lost Mine Trail

A travel blog entry by crisguidi

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Well, another glorious day in Big Bend. We hiked the Lost Mine Trail which is another 4.8 mile hike with desert and mountain views. At the head of the trail we saw our first wild life encounter....three dweeb. Wow! They were tiny but cute. The trail was a gradual incline all the way up with a lot of switchbacks to make the 1100 foot elevation change. Some parts were tree covered but mostly the trail was all sun. All in all ...

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This hotel, located on State Highway 118, Terlingua, is near Chihuahuan Desert and Mariscal Canyon.
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