Big Bend hotels are few, and you won’t find a Terlingua hotel alternative with more rustic beauty and colorful history than Terlingua Ranch Lodge resort!

Terlingua Ranch Lodge resort is a unique Big Bend hotel alternative offering both lodging and camping accommodations, convenient amenities, engaging activities and scenic attractions.

Your best Terlingua hotel alternative, our Lodge is located in south Brewster County with Big Bend National Park to the east and Big Bend Ranch State Park to the west. It covers 425 acres and consists of the main office and gift shop, the Bad Rabbit Cafe, guest cabins, pull-through and back-in RV parks, private campsites and open campgrounds, an airstrip, a horse corral, a swimming pool, bathhouse, laundrymat and many other amenities.

We are in the Chihuahuan Desert and it is best to have a full gas tank when you leave Alpine heading south on Texas Highway 118. The nearest bank is in Study Butte. The nearest pharmacy is in Alpine. And although we have a restaurant on the grounds, you may want to bring drinks and snacks with you. We do sell beer, wine and ice.

Terlingua Ranch Lodge, your preferred alternative to Big Bend hotels, is owned and operated by the Property Owners Association of Terlingua Ranch, Inc. (P.O.A.T.R.I.), which represents the more than 5,000 individuals who own Terlingua Ranch, which is comprised of nearly 200,000 acres of remote and rugged natural beauty in the Rio Grande Big Bend region of West Texas.

“This place is so cool… trails to hike all around. It is so peaceful and everyone is so nice. Make sure you try the Bad Rabbit for breakfast! Good stuff.”–Kandi B.

“[We] were treated to the sights of javelinas, roadrunners, donkeys and a coyote on the road as we drove back and forth to the Ranch. The peace and quiet was wonderful!”–Kim T.

“[We] just stayed at the Terlingua Ranch and LOVED it. I would highly recommend staying here if you’re visiting Big Bend. If you’re looking for a nice getaway, book here.”–Kimberly D.

“So quiet and comfortable! It’s settled into a valley surrounded by big sky, ridges [and] mountainscapes… The beds were extremely comfortable, and the sheets were so soft!”–Cindy M.

“We enjoyed our stay so much. The cabins we wonderful! They were clean, fresh, beautifully decorated and cozy. The office staff was great. Everyone was friendly and helpful.”–Daphne W.

“Restaurant was amazing. Breakfasts really delicious! Interior and exterior of cabins is so Texas-style! Location is amazing! You can make a BBQ near by cabin…”-Vitalli

“Full service with restaurant, pool, laundry facility. Very clean and price is good… Personnel are very friendly… I highly recommend to stay here visiting Big Bend National Park.”–Tina K.

“We stayed at Terlingua Ranch while visiting Big Bend National Park. This place has all you need… Everyone at the office and Bad Rabbit CafĂ© were extremely friendly!”–Carolina I.

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