The area surrounding Javelina Hideout is home to many great outdoor activities.  Be sure to do some research before visiting the area. Below are several suggestions of local area attractions to help get you started.  Stay a while, explore the area, and find your own adventure!


Big Bend National Park
Visit Big Bend National Park, the nations largest protected area of the Chihuahuan Desert. Beautiful scenery coupled with an abundance of historic buildings and landscapes, this park is a hidden gem.
Boquillas, Mexico
Don't forget to bring your passport so you can cross the border and check out the quaint little town of Boquillas. It's a great place to have some lunch and beer, and a great way to support the local economy.
Mountain Biking
Opportunities for mountain biking abound! Visit Desert Sports in Terlingua for information on mountain biking in the area.
Big Bend Ranch State Park
Don't miss the rugged, remote and magnificent BBRSP. The park offers stunning scenery and more great hiking, mountain biking, offroad motorcycling and 4x4 adventures.
Canoing/Kayaking on the Rio Grande
Enjoy the day canoeing, kayaking, or rafting the Rio Grande along the border. Visit any of several local outfitters for more information.
McDonald Observatory
Check out a star party at the McDonald Observatory on your way out. Be sure to make reservations in advance on their website.
Bring your dual sport for some amazing offroad riding on Terlingua Ranch, BBNP or BBRSP, or bring your road bike for a gorgeous ride through the National Park and along highway 170. Wanna know what it's like to ride on Terlingua Ranch? Click the picture to see a video.
Terlingua Ranch Lodge
Visit Terlingua Ranch Lodge while you're here. It has a gorgeous pool that you can enjoy for $5 per carload. It also offers bathrooms, showers, and a laundromat. Enjoy some good grub at the Bad Rabbit Cafe, and maybe catch some live music on the weekend.
Visit the Starlight Theater Saloon and Grill in historic Terlingua Ghost Town for a burger one night. Tuesday night is 2 for 1 burgers!
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See for information on additional activities in the area, such as birding, horseback riding, golfing, and 4x4 tours.
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