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.
Chisos Basin Visitor Center
Big Bend Natural History Association bookstore and restrooms. Backcountry permits are issued during normal hours. A water faucet is available on the east side of the building for filling personal water containers.
Did You Know?
Big Bend has more species of scorpions (14) than any other national park, including some species that have been found nowhere else in the world. More...