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.
Rio Grande Village Campground
Set in a large grove of cottonwoods, the campground is adjacent to the Rio Grande. Camp store and showers are within walking distance.
4 group sites are available only by advance reservation. Group campground is walk-in tent camping only. Vehicle parking is restricted to adjacent parking lot. Total overnight occupancy for the Rio Grande Village group campground is 120 persons. All sites have a minimum occupancy of 9 persons. Sites A and B are on the east side of the comfort station. Maximum occupancy for each site is 20 persons. Sites C and D are on the west side of the comfort station. Maximum occupancy for each site is 40 persons. To reserve a group campsite, contact recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777. Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations.
Did You Know?
There are two trails that provide access to "The Window." in the Chisos Basin of Big Bend National Park. The Window Trail is a strenuous five mile round-trip to the base of The Window, and the The Window View Trail is a .3 mile loop that provides excellent views of the Basin. More...