• 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.

Concession Hours

Panther Junction Service Station
Panther Junction Service Station
NPS Photo/Cookie Ballou

OPERATING HOURS Effective May 01, 2014

Hours are subject to change without notice. For more information, please contact: Forever Resorts at 432-477-2291.

Panther Junction Service Station
Pumps - 24/7

Chisos Basin Store

Chisos Mountains Lodge

  • Desk/Gift Shop: 7:00am–9:00pm
  • Restaurant
    Breakfast: 7:00am–10:00am
    Lunch: 11:00am–3:00pm
    Dinner: 5:00pm–9:00pm
    Lounge: 11:00am–9:00pm

Rio Grande Village Store

Castolon Store

Did You Know?

Deinosuchus skull with man standing beside it

In 1940, the fossilized remains of a gigantic crocodile was discovered in Big Bend National Park. Deinosuchus riograndensis probably hunted by ambush—lying submerged near shore, and violently seizing large dinosaurs as they foraged amid the vegetation of Big Bend's ancient swamps. More...