The dark green color of the guayacan, sharp howl of the coyote and bright colors of the Scott Oriole in flight surround the La Monilla campsite, which is located on mostly level ground in a pleasantly open area. On a non-hazy day, excellent views of The Solitario and the Chisos Mountains remind you that you’re still in the high desert mountains with their closeness. Traditionally a site for gathering and holding livestock, the remnants of near-by catch pens and watering sources tell the historic story of the many years of livestock production in the Big Bend area.
GPS Coordinates (NAD83):
- UTM13 Easting: 605191.1684
UTM Northing: 3250693.2403
- Longitude DD -103.91604192
Latitude DD 29.38106021
- Longitude DMS -103 54 57.7509
Latitude DMS 29 22 51.8168
Access: 4-Wheel Drive High Clearance natural surface road.
Getting there (all distances & travel times are approximate):
- Located in the Javalin Back Country Zone at an elevation of 4159 ft.