Visit Big Bend and Just Ahead launch guided travel app to Big Bend Region

Alpine, Texas – (November 1st, 2016) – Visit Big Bend announces the launch of a phone app in partnership with Just Ahead, a travel guide company specializing in national parks. The app provides an entertaining, educational and interactive guide to all of Brewster County including, Big Bend National Park, as well as the local communities of Alpine, Terlingua, Study Butte, Lajitas and Marathon. With more than 200 stories, the app gives visitors a level of appreciation and history about the region that was previously only accessible by reading multiple travel books.

Known for its wide open spaces, the Big Bend Region is a place of welcoming communities and excellent roads. Just Ahead for Big Bend National Park guides you through the sprawling county, from its gateway towns to its rural highways and on to the 800,000-acre national park, the app provides insight into the region’s geology, wildlife, and Native American history.

Just Ahead for Big Bend National Park follows major roads through the county communities and public parks and provides little known, colorful facts about all of the jaw-dropping vistas, geological wonders, historic enclaves, and superb hiking trails. The guide covers the park’s fabled sights, such as Chisos Basin, Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, Santa Elena Canyon, Boquillas Canyon, and Rio Grande Village, as well as the unique riverside spa, the Hot Springs Historic District.

Big Bend is a diverse region with endless possibilities for adventure and discovery. For more information about the region and how to plan your next adventure, visit


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