• 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

Weather Information Hotline

By Fax
Panther Junction Park Headquarters/Visitor Information
432-477-1160 or 432-477-1162

By E-Mail
Big Bend National Park

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Did You Know?

Amon Carter presenting President Roosevelt the deeds to Big Bend

President Franklin Roosevelt received the deed to the property of the Big Bend on D-Day (June 6, 1944). The park was formally established six days later, and officially opened to visitors in July 1944. More...