Conditions & Closures
Updated Sunday, February 03, 2013
Short term, temporary closures, such as road closures due due flooding, are listed on the Big Bend Daily Report, posted daily on the website homepage, as well as at visitor centers and campgrounds in the park.Information included here addresses longer-term closures, such as the Southeast Rim for peregrine nesting, campsite closures due to bear activity, or closures due to construction.
Roads & Highways
Did You Know?
In 1535, prior to settlement, the Spanish adventurer Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca is credited with being the first European to visit the Big Bend Country. The Spanish had a name for such an area - despoblado, or unpopulated land. More...