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Specific Duties at Big Bend
Rangers patrol over 300 miles of roads and trails in the park by vehicle, on horseback or on foot. Patrol of the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River is done by jet boat, raft and canoe, sometimes for up to a week at a time in the wild sections of the Lower Canyons. Rangers periodically perform a variety of resource management, interpretive, and maintenance duties as needed.
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Did You Know?
Robert Hill, working for the U.S. Geological Survey, was the first person to successfully float the canyons of the Rio Grande in the area of Big Bend. His trip, from Presidio to Lantry took over a month.