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.
Mountain Bike Trail Scoping
The National Park Service proposes to work with the local mountain biking community and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) to look into the possibility of expanding mountain bicycling opportunities in Big Bend National Park.
The park invites the public to voice your ideas, comments, or concerns in this effort. All comments become part of the public administrative record. The materials on this page are related to the scoping process.
All documents are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Did You Know?
In 1942 soldiers from Fort Bliss installed a machine-gun emplacement along the Rio Grande pointed at Boquillas, Mexico. This was done due to fears over border security and a possible Japanese invasion through Mexico.