• 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.

Robert T. Hill Photographs, 1899

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Butterfly on thistle in Chisos Basin

More than 175 species of butterflies have been documented in Big Bend National Park. Several species are seen only in the United States within the park or west Texas. More...