Plan A Field Trip
The vibrant, dynamic Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem of the Big Bend provides the perfrect outdoor classroom for field studies. Teachers have several options for bringinig students for a visit to the park. Self-guided touring is the most common way for school groups to explore the park.
Entrance to the park is free for groups from a formal accredited educational institution.
Did You Know?
A few miles into Green Gulch, to the left of the road and high on the slopes of Lost Mine Peak, is a small cave that looks like a little house and is called the Watchman's House. According to legend, this cave is occupied by the ghost of the Indian slave who guarded the mine in the Chisos Mountains. More...