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.
New Lighting to Protect the Night Sky
Did You Know?
One of the main Comanche trails entered Big Bend National Park at Persimmon Gap, continued south to Glenn Spring, and crossed the Rio Grande at what was then called Paso del Chisos, the flattish valley west of Mariscal Mountain. More...