• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

Public Involvement

Trail Junction Sign
Trail Junction Sign
NPS Photo/Cookie Ballou
 

Planning, Environment and Public Comment

The National Park Service prepares a variety of planning and environmental documents to help guide in managing park resources. The NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment site contains all currently active plans and environmental documents for the National Park Service.These documents range from site-specific impact analyses on facility locations to broader park-wide plans for future use and management of a park. Your opinion does count, so please provide feedback and submit comments for any documents available for public review.

Did You Know?

Signing land deeds at Johnson's Ranch

In 1942 the state of Texas spent $1.5 million dollars to acquire privately-owned lands in the Big Bend area in order to create the park. Paying between $1-5 dollars per acre, the state obtained all but 2% of the original acreage of the park in this manner. More...