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.
How Far Is It?
The Big Bend region is vast and isolated. Highway travel between destinations usually takes several hours and available services can be limited.
Mileage from Big Bend National Park Headquarters at Panther Junction to:
Did You Know?
Including both Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River, the National Park Service administers 245 miles of border — 13% of the entire United States-Mexico border. More...