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.
Photos & Multimedia
Modern technology offers a wide array of opportunities to bring the resources of Big Bend to virtual visitors who may never make it to remote West Texas through images, audio, and video.
Take a look at our photo galleries for historic images, wildlife, scenery, and more.
Check out Big Bend's videos for information about what to see and do, how to have a safe and enjoyable visit, and explore a bit of the past.
Did You Know?
The largest tinaja found in Big Bend National park, Ernst Tinaja, is about 13-15 feet deep. The floor is covered with small boulders. In the history of the park, it has only been recorded dry once, from March to June of 2000.