• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

People

The Koch family camping in the Chisos Basin, 1945
The Koch family camping in the Chisos Basin, 1945.
NPS Historic Photograph Collection
 
The People of Big Bend

This place changes the people who experience it. The modern history of Big Bend if full of numerous characters and individuals who lived, struggled, and thrived in the unique environment of this region.

Here you'll find some of Big Bend's best characters: ranchers, residents, organizations, advocates, and park rangers.

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