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.
Scenic FlightsRio Aviation, Inc. 1-432-557-9477
—This listing of local outfitters and shuttle providers is a service to our visitors and implies no endorsement by the National Park Service or Big Bend National Park.
Did You Know?
From the 1930s until the mid-1960s, Santa Elena Canyon was formally known as "Santa Helena Canyon." The National Park Service dropped the H from the name to assist english-speaking visitors in pronouncing the Spanish language name of the canyon.