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.
Big Bend National Park Daily Report
Produced by the Division of Visitor and Resource Protection, the Big Bend National Park Daily Report provides weather, river levels, and other information about current park conditions.Please Note: If we are unable to upload a current Daily Report you may call 432-477-1158 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm CST for information.
Did You Know?
Traveling through the Big Bend during the 1860 camel experiment, Lt. William Echols reported that camels did well in the desert, but that they suffered from sore feet. “I would recommend to any one using the camels over rough country, in case of tender feet, to shoe them with a piece of raw hide…” More...