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.
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Big Bend National Park
Did You Know?
Many of the hiking trails in the High Chisos were originally established as stock trails to move livestock in and out of the mountains prior to the establishment of the park. These former ranching trails include the Blue Creek Canyon trail, and portions of the South Rim trail.