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?
Near the north entrance to Big Bend National Park, Dog Canyon cuts through the Santiago Mountains. Although the real source of the canyon's name is unknown, it was called "Cañon del Perro" by the Spaniards in the late 1700s and early 1800s. More...