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The Expedition School

Kimery Duda, Executive Director


The Expedition School offers its own single expeditions, workshops, seminars, and camps. It also provides consultation and assistance for schools, non-profit and for-profit organizations, and groups of families or friends who may need guidance in planning or carrying out their own expedition.


Chinati Hot Springs

A Magical Oasis in the Chihuahan desert



These trips can take as little as one hour or as much as 3 hours drive one way from Marfa. 

Balmorhea State Park - North on Highway 17

Balmorhea Lake - 2 miles south of Balmorhea State Park

Chinati Hot Springs - South on Highway 67

Davis Mountain State Park - North on Highway 118

McDonald Observatory - North on Highway 118

Shafter Ghost Town - South on Highway 67

Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico - South on Highway 67

Big Bend National Park - Take the scenic River Road / Camino del Rio- South on Highway 67

Big Bend Ranch State Park -South on Highway 67.  Between Presidio and Lajitas

Fort Leaton State Historic Park -  4 miles southeast of Presidio on Highway 170