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.
The two operating webcams in Big Bend National Park provide a glimpse of two of Big Bend's most scenic locations; the Sierra del Carmen range in Mexico, as seen from park headquarters, and "The Window" as seen from the Chisos Basin.
Did You Know?
As planning progressed for the new Big Bend National Park in the early 1940s, one prominent proposal called for the construction of a cog railroad or monorail from the Basin to the South Rim. More...