The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events and special and re-occurring events which occur within and around the units of the Park Service.
Big Bend National Park publishes the Paisano, the official visitor guide which provides visit planning information and contains articles on various resource-related topics.
Big Bend also provides news releases to local and regional newspapers; current and past news releases that can also be found here on the park web site.
For all press inquiries, call the park's Public Information Officer at 432-477-2802 or by email.
Did You Know?
Including two protected areas in Mexico, Big Bend is now part of one of the largest transboundary protected areas in North America. More than two million acres of Chihuahuan Desert resources, along with more than 200 miles of river, are now under the protection of the United States and Mexico. More...