Texas - Big Bend Country

Lorena Payne
Tel: 512-936-6339
Email

Larger than several states combined, the Big Bend Country of West Texas offers visitors 19th century U.S. Army posts that once guarded the pioneers' westward trail, and mountain communities that feature a rich blend of Mexican, Indian, and Anglo cultures, such as the city of El Paso. Visitors can hike the state's tallest mountain, Guadalupe Peak is 8,749 feet above sea level, in the Guadalupe Mountains, float down the Rio Grande River, or camp in the untamed paradise of Big Bend National Park's colorful mountains and desert floors. 

The Big Bend Country region is also home to several rare animal species like the Mexican spotted owl and the greater long-nosed bat, and has and due to the diversity of soils and elevations many types of vegetation exist here.

If you would like to research this area more, check out the links on the Resources tab above. 

Please send all inquiries to the Texas Primary Care Office: Clay Daniel at 512-776-3862 or go to http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chpr/j1info.shtm

J1 Contact Information

Clay Daniel
Texas Primary Care Office
1100 West 49th Street
Mail Code 1937
Austin Texas 78756
Phone: (512) 776-3862
Fax: (512) 776-7203
clay.daniel@dshs.state.tx.us

Lorena Payne
Texas Dept of Agriculture - SORH
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P.O. Box 12847
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-936-6339
Fax: 888-216-9867
RuralHealth@Texasagriculture.gov
http://www.texasagriculture.gov/stateofficeofruralhealth

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