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?
In 1944, Big Bend's first year of operation as a national park, only 1,409 visitors entered the park. Today, annual visitation averages around 350,000 visitors. More...