The Trans-Pecos is the part of Texas' Big Bend Country which lies west of the Pecos River. This region is part of the vast Chihuahuan Desert and contains some of the highest desert areas in the world, with all of Texas' highest peaks.
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Big Bend National Park is vast, rugged, and one of the least visited national parks in the continental U.S.
Marfa is a town in the Big Bend Country region of Texas. It's known for two things: innovative art and mysterious lights.
Study Butte-Terlingua is a group of tiny communities in Texas set against the desert and mountain scenery of Big Bend Country and home to ghost towns, remote getaways, and famous chili cook-offs.
Alpine is a city in Texas.
Fort Stockton is a city in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas.
Fort Davis is a town in the Big Bend Country region of Texas. Fort Davis is located at the intersection of Texas highways 17 and 118, approximately 20 miles north of Marfa and approximately 24 miles north of Alpine.
Lajitas is a town in the Trans-Pecos region of the state of Texas. Lajitas is situated on FM 170 between the Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park, along the Rio Grande River.
Presidio is a small town in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. Since the last shop to cater to tourists closed a couple of years ago, the only interesting shopping is over the river in Ojinaga.
Pecos is a town in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. The town claims to have been the site of the first rodeo, on July 4, 1883.
Hueco Tanks State Historic Site is located in Texas, approximately 23 miles from El Paso.
Van Horn is in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. It is the county seat of Culbertson County.