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Chiminea on the porch, with the adobe bathroom in the background.
Leapin' Lizard Guest House and Campsite
Leapin' Lizard Guest House and Campsite
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
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A charming solar/rain-catchment adobe and stone cabin in a prime location, very peaceful and private, with an unbeatable view of the Chisos Mountains in Big Bend National Park. This small off-grid/solar/rain-catchment cabin offers a queen sized bed, plus a comfortable cot when needed for an extra person. Also available is a separate campsite with a raised 15'x15' tent pad, a picnic table and fire pit.

Amenities
Kitchen
Family/kid friendly
Pets allowed
Wireless Internet
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Common spaces
1 hammock
House Rules
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is 4PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Cancellations

158 Reviews

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Sarah User Profile
December 2017
I would return over and over if I could!! I very much hope I will return. The accommodations, the land, the location, the views, and the hospitality were exceptional. If you are looking for a place to absorb the silence and the beauty of Big Bend and the surrounding area this …
Bryn User Profile
Response from Bryn:
Thanks for the lovely review.I hope you are sble to return sometime; I did enjoy meeting you, and even with the solar issue, would love to host you again.
December 2017

Christine User Profile
December 2017
This place is amazing! I would book it again in a heartbeat. Its really special--from the comfy bedroom to the incredible views to the coyotes howling nearby. I love staying somewhere that is truly representative of the locale and this house is 100% Terlingua. Bryn was very accom…

Kathleen User Profile
December 2017
Warning: A stay at Leapin' Lizzard could be a life-changing stay! I mean this in the most positive sense. This was the first time that I have stayed at an "off-the-grid" property and I was thoroughly impressed. The very first thing I noticed is how "fast" I live -- staying at L…

Jason User Profile
November 2017
Perfectly beautiful, peaceful off-the-grid location. Serene. You’ll see the stars like never before. Bryn is a wonderful, thoughtful host with a wealth of knowledge of the area. Thankful for the chance to spend some time here...

Jared User Profile
November 2017
What an unbelievable experience. Bryn was such a great host. We unfortunately only had time to stay one night, and arrived after dark. The stars were amazing. You could see the Milky Way clear as day. And when the sun rose, we were greeted with the most incredible desert vie…
Bryn User Profile
Response from Bryn:
Thanks for the lovely review! I really hope you two are able to return sometime, and stay a bit longer. Best to you both. Bryn
November 2017

Peter User Profile
November 2017
If you are looking for a truly authentic experience and you like serenity, sunsets and sunrises in scenic views - then this is your place. No words will ever do this place justice - it’s absolutely amazing and definitely a piece of heaven here on earth. Your host Bryn is the …
Bryn User Profile
Response from Bryn:
Thank you for the kind review! I'm glad you and your folks enjoyed the place. It IS a great place to 'wind down' and check out for awhile. Best, Bryn
November 2017

Emily User Profile
November 2017
Wow, wow, wow. If you are looking for somewhere to stay near Big Bend, stop looking right now and book Bryn's place!! It's an incredible place, and you really feel like you're making the most of the stunning scenery Texas has to offer. The adobe was a great place to sleep, a grea…
Bryn User Profile
Response from Bryn:
Thanks again for staying with me, and for the kind review, Emily. You're welcome here anytime!
November 2017

Terlingua, Texas, United StatesJoined in June 2013
Bryn User Profile
I've been a resident of Terlingua 29 years. I came here initially to paint - I'm a watercolor landscape painter mostly - but fell in love with this country and decided to stay. I'm a horse person and have guided horse trips up to 3 days in length here in Big Bend country. In the …
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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