Related Links

If you find Desert Sports’ site useful or interesting, these websites have information you’ll probably be interested in, and they’d all enjoy hearing from you. Tell ‘em we sent you.

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Big Bend Links – Information about Big Bend from the Brewster County Tourism Council.

Big Bend National Park – The official BBNP homepage.

Big Bend Ranch State Park – The official BBRSP homepage.

Big Bend Natural History Association – Books, maps and more.

Lajitas Stables – Where to go if you’re looking for a horse to ride in Big Bend.

McDonald Observatory – The official McDonald Observatory site, info for the astronomically inclined.

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute – Biological, geological, archaeological & anthropological information.

The Chinati Foundation – The legacy of famed artist Donald Judd, located in Marfa.

Rio Aviation – charter air service and air tours of the Big Bend area of Texas.

Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce

Fort Stockton

Marathon Chamber of Commerce

Marfa Chamber of Commerce

Bike Links

Bloomfield Bicycle Company – Our Canadian ‘sister’ shop in Bloomfield, Ontario where you can ride gnarly, kickin’ single track in the Ganaraska Forest and where minor mechanical miracles are performed daily.

Specialized Bikes – Specialized supports local shops with a great line of bikes. Desert Sports’ fleet.

Kona Bikes – Kona supports local shops with a great line of bikes.

Bicycle Sport Shop – Austin bike shops (three locations).

Bike Barn – Houston bike dealer (seven locations).

Richardson Bike Mart – Dallas area bike dealer (three locations).

Texas Bicycle Coalition – Advancing bicycle access, safety and education.

TMBRA – Texas Mountain Bike Racing Association – a resource for trails, bike shops, clubs, events and more

Adventure Cycling Association – Inspiring people to travel by bike.

Cycling News

Dirt Rag

Bike Magazine


Paddling Links

American Canoe Association – Making the world a better place to paddle.

Dallas Down River Club – Useful weather and river gauge links.

Old Town Canoe – Part of the Desert Sports fleet.

Wenonah Canoe – For people who know and love canoeing. Part of the Desert Sports fleet.

Aire Inflatables – leading manufacturer of whitewater inflatables in America.

Other Stuff

Eco-Safe – Rugged, heavy-duty, backcountry toilet systems.

Camelbak – Hands-free hydration systems from the people who invented them.