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.
Mountain Lion Attack
Contact: David Elkowitz, 432-477-1108
A mountain lion attack occurred on February 5th in the
Once the report was received, park rangers closed the high
Trail and campsite closures include the Window Trail, which is closed until further notice; the Pinnacles, Boulder Meadow, and Juniper Flat campsites of the
The trails and campsites listed will remain closed until further notice. For updates or additional information please call the park at 432-477-1107.
Did You Know?
Big Bend has more species of bats (22) than any other national park. One of these, the Mexican long-nosed bat, is an endangered bat species, whose only known roosting site in the United States is in the Chisos Mountains. More...