BEE MOUNTAIN (BREWSTER COUNTY)
BEE MOUNTAIN (Brewster County). Bee Mountain is four miles northeast of Castolon in Big Bend National Park, southern Brewster County (at 29°11' N, 103°29' W). It rises to an elevation of 3,310 feet above sea level. The vegetation in the area is characteristic of Chihuahuan Desert scrub, which includes various semisucculents such as lechuguilla, sotol, and yucca, and arid-habitat shrubs such as creosote bush and ocotillo. Numerous bee hives could once be found in the rocky crevices and pockets on the mountain's sides.