• 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.

Trail Closure - Peregrine falcons are nesting

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Date: March 5, 2009

Read this press release for full details.

Click here for a wonderful article about our rare peregrines.

Did You Know?

Park entrance sign, 1948

Lon Garrison, the second Superintendent of the park was once asked, “Is it true that the state of Texas wanted a National Park so badly that it bought one and gave it to the United States?” More...