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.
Border Patrol Housing
Did You Know?
The predominant shrub found in Big Bend National Park is creosote. While most shrubs lose their leaves in winter, creosote maintains its resinous foliage year round. After a rainstorm, the shrubs "green-up" and produce small, yellow flowers several times a year. More...