Top 10 Reasons to Visit Maverick Ranch RV Park

We have been all over the country with our Airstream and found some amazing places along the way. However, there are only a handful of places we have returned. And Maverick Ranch RV Park in Lajitas Texas is one of them. This park, in my opinion is the best place to stay if you want to visit Big Bend National Park and Terlingua Texas. It is a dusty desert campground with all the fancy amenities. So for a top notch experience out in the desert, stay at Maverick Ranch RV Park.

Where is Maverick Ranch RV Park?

entrance to Maverick Ranch RV Park
Entrance sign for Maverick Ranch RV Park

Maverick Ranch RV Park is located in Lajitas, Texas on the border of Mexico and the Rio Grand River. And only about 35 miles from the southwest entrance of Big Bend National Park. So, if you are headed on a road trip to west Texas, this list will give you all the reasons why you should visit Maverick Ranch RV Park, the upscale oasis in the desert.

Reasons to visit Maverick Ranch RV Park

1. Glamping in the West Texas Desert

Mountain view site Maverick Ranch RV Park
Mountain view back in site at Maverick Ranch RV Park

Maverick Ranch RV Park offers full hook up sites with electric, water and sewer. With wide streets, 100 sites and 60 pull through, this property is big rig friendly. The park also offers many amenities, such as bathrooms with private shower, laundry facility, picnic tables at site, dog park, seasonal swimming pool, a nearby general store and clubhouse for gatherings and pool parties. The desert mountains surround the park and make a nice view for sunrise and sunset.

2. View the stars in the Dark Sky Community

The stars are one of my favorite things about Maverick Ranch RV Park. After dark there is an “all lights out” rule starting at 9pm. And when the lights go out, the stars are amazing. Some nights you can see the milky way and even shooting stars. It is a wonderful experience to sit back, relax and star gaze into the night.

3. Play Golf at the Award Winning Golf Course

Golf Course at Lajitas Golf Resort
View of the golf course at Lajitas Golf Resort

and when the sun rises you may want to play a round of golf at Lajitas award winning golf resort. If you’re a guest at the property you’ll receive a discount to play. So go and enjoy 19 holes of golf with stunning views, rolling hills, elevation changes, water features, unique fairways, pristine greens and Mexico just beyond the Rio Grand River. You might even get to see a havelina on the course.

4. Experience the desert with an activity

There are many nearby activities to enjoy. Whether you prefer hiking, mountain biking, horseback trial riding, kayak or canoeing and even zip lining. Everyone is sure to find an activity. And the resort offers excursion and rental information.

5. Relax at The Agave Spa

Agave Spa at Lajitas Golf Resort
Agave Spa located at the Lajitas Golf Resort

After your adventure filled day, relax in the swimming pool or book an appointment at the Agave Spa. The spa offers a variety of massages, body treatments and facials and is located on the boardwalk near the restaurants.

6. Enjoy food and drink with a mountain view

Dinner at Candelilla restaurant

If you don’t feel like cooking at the camper, breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at Lajitas Golf Resort. So you can enjoy a meal with a beautiful view at the Candelilla restaurant. There is also a bar next door featuring live music most nights.

7. Visit the ghost town of Terlingua

Entrance to the famous ghost town of Terlingua Texas

For an activity outside of Lajitas, the town of Terlingua is only 12 miles away. It is an old ghost town full of history and charm. Be sure to check out the old general store and Starlight Light Lounge. And if you feel daring you can go on a walking ghost tour. See my blog post on Top 12 Things To Do In Terlingua Texas Ghost Town. 

8. Spend a day at Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park Santa Elena Canyon hike

Big Bend National Park entrance is only a 40 minutes drive from Maverick Ranch. The park offers scenic drives, hiking, hot springs, Mexico border crossing and so much more.

Be sure to check out my guide on best time to visit Big Bend National Park.

9. Explore the nearby Big Bend Ranch State Park

If you can not make it to Big Bend National Park, then Big Bend Ranch State Park is a great second choice. It offers scenic drives, camping, hiking, mountain biking. The east entrance and Barton Warnock Visitor Center is located only 1.5 miles from the RV Park and is the largest state park in Texas.

10. Enjoy the amenities of the resort

Boardwalk side of the Lajitas Golf Resort hotel reception

When you stay at Maverick Ranch RV Resort you can also enjoy everything Lajitas Golf Resort has to offer. As a guest of the RV Park, you have access to the hotel amenities and services. So enjoy the property and make the most of your visit. It is a beautiful place. Visit https://lajitasgolfresort.com for more information.

Are you ready to experience an oasis in the desert?

Are you ready to make Maverick Ranch RV Park part of your adventure? I hope this list of things to do at Lajitas Golf Resort is helpful. And now you know a little more about Maverick Ranch RV Park and why you should visit. However if you still want to explore other options take a look at this: 10 RV Parks Near Terlingua TX For A Great Stay

I would love to hear from you if you have stayed or plan to stay at Maverick Ranch RV Park and what you think. So please COMMENT below.

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