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.
National Park Passport Stamps
The Passport program was started by Eastern National Parks Association and was established to help visitors discover the beauty and history found in America’s national parks. Cancellation stamps can be found at national parks and monuments. These rubber-stamp ink markings record the name of the park and the date of your visit.
Where can you find passport stamps in Big Bend?
Panther Junction Visitor Center
Chisos Basin Visitor Center
Persimmon Gap Visitor Center
Rio Grande Village Visitor Center
Castolon Visitor Center
Did You Know?
Burro Mesa, named for the herds of wild burros that once grazed there, is one of the structurally low sunken fault blocks in the Park. The highest lava unit on Burro Mesa is the same lava that caps Emory Peak in the Chisos Mountains inside Big Bend National Park. More...