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?
In 1940, the fossilized remains of a gigantic crocodile was discovered in Big Bend National Park. Deinosuchus riograndensis probably hunted by ambush—lying submerged near shore, and violently seizing large dinosaurs as they foraged amid the vegetation of Big Bend's ancient swamps. More...