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.
2014 Teacher Workshop
October 17–18, 2014
Volunteering in Your Parks—Community volunteerism is a rewarding experience and a great way to learn about your community and your parks. Join us for a two day one night expreience that will facilitate Big Bend's Good Neighbor Day Fiesta for schools. You will learn from park staff while providing support to the event; present Junior Ranger awards; and share the outdoors with students, teachers, and park community.For more information, contact Rob Dean by email or call 432-477-1184.
Did You Know?
Near Cerro Castellan in Big Bend National Park are several lava necks that cooled and hardened in vents from which lava probably flowed. The largest and most spectacular of these has often been mistaken for a petrified tree. More...