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.
Did You Know?
Sotol is a plant found in the middle elevations of Big Bend National Park. The sotol plant is a crowded cluster of ribbonlike leaves up to three feet long, with sawtooth margins. In April and May, the plants produce a stalk 10-20 feet high which gives sotol a second name - Desert Candle. More...