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.
Six Flags Over Big Bend
Note: The flags shown here are the current flags for each nation. Some flags have changed in appearance since the time they flew over Texas.
Republic of Texas
Confederate States of America
United States of America
Did You Know?
The second largest flying animal ever documented on the planet was found in Big Bend National Park. Fossilized remains of the pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus northropi, with a wingspan of 35 feet, were first found in the park in 1971. More...