• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

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  • 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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October 20, 2014
2014 Fall River Cleanup
Waterway Cleanup Offers Chance to Enjoy and Improve Local Environment

September 22, 2014
Evening Presentation at Sul Ross University
Big Bend Artist in Residence to Offer Unique Insight into Script Writing

September 02, 2014
50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
Big Bend National Park Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

August 21, 2014
2014 Unmanned Aircraft Regulation
Big Bend National Park Releases Unmanned Aircraft Regulation

February 18, 2014
Port of Entry Hours Change
Boquillas Port of Entry Begin Summer Hours of Operation

Did You Know?

Elephant Tusk trailhead

Big Bend is one of the least visited of the National Parks in the lower 48 states. In recent years annual visitation has averaged between 300,000 - 350,000. More...