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.
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.
Did You Know?
There are two "river roads" witin the Big Bend area. One is the scenic state highway connecting Lajitas to Presidio west of the park; the other is the fifty plus-mile primitive dirt road connecting Castolon to Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park. More...