• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

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  • Extreme Water Shortage

    Extreme water shortage throughout park. Visitors are limited to 5 gallons per day, and are encouraged to conserve further when possible. Please consider bringing your own water to the park.

Contact Us

By Mail
Big Bend National Park
P.O. Box 129
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834

By Phone
Panther Junction Park Headquarters/Visitor Information
432-477-2251

Weather Information Hotline
432-477-1183

By Fax
Panther Junction Park Headquarters/Visitor Information
432-477-1176

By E-Mail
Big Bend National Park

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Did You Know?

Blacktailed rattlesnake

Venomous snakes found in Big Bend National Park include the western diamondback rattlesnake, the Mojave rattlesnake, the blacktailed rattlesnake, the rock rattlesnake, and the Trans Pecos copperhead. The most commonly seen snake is the non-venomous western coachwhip, or red racer. More...