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.
Commercial Use Authorization
Commercial aspects, such as advertising, negotiation of compensation, and receipt of money/compensation must occur outside of the park.
Additionally, a cost-recovery based charge not to exceed $5 per river user day (number of clients times number of days on river) will be charged at the conclusion of river use permits to cover costs of monitoring and managing CUA river use.
Did You Know?
Big Bend has more species of bats (22) than any other national park. One of these, the Mexican long-nosed bat, is an endangered bat species, whose only known roosting site in the United States is in the Chisos Mountains. More...