• 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.

Campground Reservations

Rio Grande Village Campground
Rio Grande Village Campground
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Contact Information
Reservations may be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations.
 

Campground Reservations
Limited campsites at Rio Grande Village and Chisos Basin campgrounds are reservable November 15-April 15. Reservations may be made up to 180 days in advance. Reservations are not accepted less than four days in advance. Reservations are not taken between mid-April and mid-November as campgrounds rarely fill during this time of year.

 

Group Campground Reservations
Reservations for group sites at Rio Grande Village, Chisos Basin, and Cottonwood campgrounds may be made year-round, up to 360 days in advance. Reservations are not accepted less than four days in advance. Group sites cannot be used without prior reservation.

Did You Know?

Cavalry camp at Glenn Springs, 1916

The May 5, 1916 raid on the communities of Glenn Springs and Boquillas, Texas by Mexican raiders led to a second American expeditionary force into Mexico to rescue two American captives. Today, the site of Glenn Springs is accessible via a primitive dirt road. More...