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?
In 1964, Apollo astronauts came to Big Bend National Park to study volcanic geology so that they could identify the geologic structures and processes that they might see on the moon. More...