Fort Leaton State Historic Site Map


The park is located four miles southeast of Presidio on the River Road to the Big Bend (FM 170), one of the most scenic highway routes in the southeast.

Fort Leaton State Historic Site is the west entrance to Big Bend Ranch State Park. Barton Warnock Environmental Education Center is the east entrance.

FM 170 E.
Presidio, TX 79845

Latitude: 29.542511
Longitude: -104.326348

Current conditions can vary from day to day. For more details, contact the park.

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FM 170 E.
Presidio, TX 79845

Latitude: 29.542511

Longitude: -104.326348

(432) 229-3613

Make reservations online

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8900

Entrance Fees
  • 13 years and older: $5 Daily
  • Child 12 Years and Under : Free

Open daily.

We often reach capacity; reservations are highly recommended for camping. To guarantee entrance reserve and pay for day use and camping passes online or by calling the customer service center before you visit.

Office Hours for
Big Bend Ranch State Park

West entrance:
Fort Leaton State Historic Site 
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily

East entrance:
Barton Warnock Visitor Center

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily


Sauceda Ranger Station  
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily 
Closed Dec. 25.


Note: The Sauceda Ranger Station is 27 miles of rugged, dirt road from FM 170. This is the only way in or out of the interior of the park. Motor homes and trailers are not recommended.

Busy Season

September through April