The National Park Service operates three developed frontcountry campgrounds:
The concession-operated Rio Grande Village RV Campground (with full hook-ups) is also located at Rio Grande Village.
Visitors can stay in the park up to 14 consecutive nights in either a front or backcountry site, with a limit of 28 total nights in the park in a calendar year. Campers can occupy a specific site up to 14 total nights in a year. Between February 1-April 15, visitors are limited to a total of 14 nights in the park.
Did You Know?
Before its establishment as a National Park in 1944, Big Bend was a Texas state park for eleven years. When established in May of 1933 the park was first designated "Texas Canyons State Park." The name of the new park was changed to Big Bend by the end of that year. More...