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.
Conditions & Closures
Updated Monday, January 13, 2014
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?
Lon Garrison, the second Superintendent of the park was once asked, “Is it true that the state of Texas wanted a National Park so badly that it bought one and gave it to the United States?” More...