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.
Recycling Fast Facts
Recycling isn't just good for landfills and trees, it actually saves manufacturers money, and cuts down on the carbon emissions associated with processing the raw materials.
Did You Know?
The lowest point in Big Bend National Park is Rio Grande Village, at 1,850' (564m), and the highest point is Emory Peak at 7,832' (2,387m). This variation in elevation is nearly 6,000 feet, and influences plant and animal distribution as well as temperature. More...