2013 Teachers Workshop—Early Pioneers of Big Bend: Where are they today?
Explore with us abandoned Mexican communities, discover the hardships of living in a wild remote area, and learn how these pioneers helped define our heritage.For more information, contact Rob Dean by email or call 432-477-1184.
Did You Know?
In 1942 the state of Texas spent $1.5 million dollars to acquire privately-owned lands in the Big Bend area in order to create the park. Paying between $1-5 dollars per acre, the state obtained all but 2% of the original acreage of the park in this manner. More...