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.
The concept of partnership is deeply embedded in the management philosophy of Big Bend National Park. As a result, the park has developed a number effective partnerships with organizations in the region.
Big Bend Natural History Association
Friends of Big Bend National Park
Did You Know?
While exploring the Big Bend in 1849, U.S. Army Captain Richard Whiting crossed the Comanche Trail and later reported: "We struck a large Comanche path. Close together twenty-five deep-worn and much used trails made this a great road, by which each year the Comanches desolate Durango and Chihuahua." More...