• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

Campground Reservations

Rio Grande Village Campground
Rio Grande Village Campground
NPS Photo/Cookie Ballou
 
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?

Longhorn in repose

As planning progressed for the new Big Bend National Park in the early 1940s, one prominent proposal called for the development of a dude ranch in the new park. Occupying as much as 200,000 acres, the ranch would have featured longhorn cattle. Objections by biologists helped eliminate the idea. More...