November 2013 Fee Free Weekend
Contact: David Elkowitz, 432-477-1108
Big Bend National Park and Fort Davis National Historic Site will observe Veterans Day with a fee free weekend starting Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11. Park entrance fee will be waived for these days.
All National Park Service sites will waive entrance fees for all visitors on November 9-11 to honor U.S. military veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.For more information: Big Bend National Park— contact Jim Hines at 432-477-1121 or email@example.com ; Fort Davis National Historic Site— contact John Heiner at 432-426-3224 ext. 223 or e-mail us. For questions about other national park sites, contact the individual park at www.nps.gov.
Did You Know?
Tornillo Creek drains the eastern portion of Big Bend National Park. The usually dry creek bed is named for the screwbean (tornillo) mesquite. For brief periods after summer thunderstorms, this desert stream roars. Tornillo Creek joins the Rio Grande at Hot Springs. More...