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.
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What are news feeds?
The Big Bend National Park news feed provides quick links to press releases, updated content on the park website, and other information.
How can I use the Big Bend news feed?
Once you have chosen a feed reader, all that is left to do is identify the feeds you want it to receive. To subscribe to the Big Bend feed, look for the orange icons shown above. Depending on your feed reader, you may be able to subscribe by just dragging the icon to your feed reader. Or, you may have to click on the icon and then copy and paste the URL of the news feed into your feed reader.
Did You Know?
The so-called "water tower" on the northwest flank of Emory Peak is a rock remnant left standing when the weathered materials in the adjacent joints were eroded away. Similar rock columns formed by weathering and erosion along joints occur in the lava rim between Toll and Emory Peaks.