• 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.

Kennel Services in the Area

This listing of area kennels and veterinary services is a service to our visitors and implies no endorsement by the National Park Service or Big Bend National Park.

  • Alpine Veterinary Clinic (Dr. Ray Allen), Alpine, Texas—(432) 837-3888

    100 miles from park headquarters.
  • Alpine Small Animal Clinic, Alpine, Texas—(432) 837-5416

    100 miles from park headquarters.

Did You Know?

Soldiers near Boquillas, 1941

In 1942 soldiers from Fort Bliss installed a machine-gun emplacement along the Rio Grande pointed at Boquillas, Mexico. This was done due to fears over border security and a possible Japanese invasion through Mexico.