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?
At 1,850 feet (564m), Rio Grande Village is the lowest point in Big Bend National Park. Because of its elevation and the surrounding landscape, Rio Grande Village often experiences strong winds. During the winter there can be a 50 degree difference between high and low temperatures. More...