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A look back at Presidio in 1975.  Cameron Dodd Story did an interesting story about the “World famous” photo.  Read about it on the Big Bend Now Website.

The Land of Excitement & Dark Skies

Help us keep the Texas Dark Skies dark.  when choosing outdoor lighting here is what is bad and good selection of lighting.  Notice the little guy under the light; you can see better when light is shining down, not out. 

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Our water is really good and safe to drink in Presidio. 

Here is our Annual Water Report

2015 Drinking water Quaility Report


Summer nights in Presidio are ideal for viewing the Dark Skies of Texas.

Big Bend Ranch State Park is the Official Viewing Area for the Texas Dark Skies. Historic Ft Leaton Trajan Pro 3 font


Get the latest info on what is “Out There”

Stardate Information from our Friends at McDonald Observatory


Presidio is Motorcycle Heaven

Where NASCAR Drivers come for FUN!!!

The River Road, FM 170 starts or ends here.  Kyle Petty returns after several previous rides to Presidio and said, “I love it here. It is one of the best rides in the U.S.”  Visit our “Presidio is Motorcycle Heaven Page.”

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NASCAR’s Kyle Petty (L0 and Presidio Alderman, Dimitri Garcia welcomes the Kyle Petty Charity Ride to Presidio High School.

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Richard Petty, The King of NASCAR ( Center) is greeted Mayor Pro Tem, Alcee Tavares ( L) and Alderman, Antonio Manriquez at a outdoor assembly for the kids to see the Kyle Petty Charity Ride at the Presidio Elementary School.

Motorcycle Riders love it in Presidio, Texas! National Geographic calls FM170 known as the River Road is one of the Top 10 scenic Drives in North America.  It is a perfect ride.

Our History before the Alamo… into a land called the Spanish explorers named “TEXAS.”         Watch the Video by Millet Films.

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A New Tourist Business Opening in Presidio.  Presidio Trading Post & Cantina

MotorCycle Heaven 209An Oasis for Bikers and Tourist alike will be opening Labor Day Weekend on East FM 170 and Rio Grande Avenue.  Be sure to visit the Presidio Trading Post & Cantina to relax and refresh. 

  El Patio Restaurant is one of the popular Presidio Businesses for riders to stop and eat Authentic Mexican food. Spring 16 069

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Motorcycle Riders are always welcome to Presidio.

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The DY Convenience Store is a popular Place to “Gas Up” in Presidio. Located at the Triangle of O’Rielly St. and Erma Ave.



 YA’LL come back soon!  Send your friends to see us.

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ANYTIME is Fishing Time in the Big Bend Ranch State Park on the Rio Grande.

With a State Park Visitor Pass or camping

Permit, no fishing license is needed.

David Knight and his 30 pound catfish caught on the Rio Grande near Presidio, Texas

David Knight and his 30 pound catfish caught on the Rio Grande near Presidio, Texas

 Visit our Presidio merchants for shopping for your camping Supplies.  Have a good time at Big Bend Ranch State Park on the Rio Grande and go fishing.  For more information call Fort Leaton at 432 229 3613.

Learn how to save water….


Texas Smartscape, Let our water department staff  help you save money and save water at the same time….Visit DSC_0148



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