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.
Personal Ranger Tours
Personal ranger tours usually focus on a specialized topic or specific park area. For a general park tour, please contact one of the park's local outfitters.
The following guidelines apply to personal ranger tours:
Did You Know?
The predominant shrub found in Big Bend National Park is creosote. While most shrubs lose their leaves in winter, creosote maintains its resinous foliage year round. After a rainstorm, the shrubs "green-up" and produce small, yellow flowers several times a year. More...