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?
The Dagger Flat Auto Trail is an eight-mile improved dirt road, open to cars. The road ends in a hidden valley where the giant dagger yuccas grow 15-20 feet high. In March and April of some years, clusters of white flowers weighing up to 70 pounds cap these giants. More...