Alpine (Sierra La Rana)
Think of Sierra La Rana as your own private park. Encompassing almost 20 square miles and crisscrossed by more than 10 miles of adventure-filled roads and trails, this pioneering cattle ranch is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and energy levels.
Sierra La Rana is situated on one of the country’s best known flyways. No wonder the birding is a world-class experience all year round.
More than 450 species of birds have been identified in Brewster County alone, and birdwatchers from around the world are continually traveling to the Big Bend to look for more. Roadrunners, bluebirds, quail – it’s not uncommon to see numerous species feeding right on your property.
Mountain biking, horseback riding, and hiking are second to none at Sierra La Rana. More than 10 miles of old cattle trails and improved roads stretch across the landscape.
They combine to offer countless vistas and challenging terrain that ranges from wide-open flats down low to steep canyon country higher up.
Nature lovers can spend days on end exploring Sierra La Rana while enjoying a complete range of activities from rock collecting to wildlife viewing and plain old relaxing.