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?
Toll Mountain, 7415' (2260m), a prominent part of the Chisos Basin, is named for Roger Toll, an early Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park. During winters, he evaluated proposed park sites. It was in this role, leaving the Big Bend in 1936, that he was killed in a car accident. More...