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?
When formally established in 1944, Big Bend was the 27th national park in the United States, and the first in Texas. Today, Big Bend is one of thirteen units of the national park system in Texas. More...