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 Friday, November 11th through Sunday, November 13th. The normal park entrance fee will be waived for these days.
All National Park Service sites will waive entrance fees for all visitors on November 11-13 to honor
For more information: at Big Bend NP contact Jim Hines at 432-477-1121 or e-mail us ; and at Fort Davis NHS contact John Heiner 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?
If there was ever a Spanish gold or silver mine any place in the Chisos Mountains, it has not been found. The rocks in the high Chisos Mountains peaks that can be seen from the old Presidio de San Vicente are lavas of volcanic origin, and gold and silver do not usually occur in such an environment. More...