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?
The Big Bend Mosquitofish (Gambusia Gaigei) has the smallest known home range of any vertebrate species. It is found in the wild only in a few small spring pools in the area of Rio Grande Village.