We won't be going for Xmas, but are thinking about it for a bit later---say January or February. So I will be following this thread with interest in case anyone has current info about BB.
We have been there twice, but it was many years ago. We stayed in the Chisos Basin campground and had a great time, doing things like hiking to the Rim and visiting Boquillas Canyon, etc.
To give you an idea for how long it's been, we were completely bummed about having to pay 37 cents a gallon for gas!
Well, Marathon, is still ninety miles away, I reckon, so I suppose it would be a good idea to fill up before hitting the park.
Where in S.E. La are you located? I orignally grew up some miles to the north of you---in Vernon Parish.