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.
2008 Park Contruction Environmental Assessment
Did You Know?
The tunnel two miles north of Rio Grande Village in Big Bend National Park was built in 1959 to reroute traffic away from a stretch of road known as "Dead Man Curve." This was the first highway tunnel built in the state of Texas. More...