Rio Grande Village Visitor Center
November through April, 8:30am–4:00pm. Closed for lunch.
Big Bend Natural History Association bookstore, public phone, and restrooms. A water faucet is available for filling personal water containers. Backcountry and river use permits are issued during normal hours. Entrance fees can be paid at the Rio Grande Village Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
In 1964, Apollo astronauts came to Big Bend National Park to study volcanic geology so that they could identify the geologic structures and processes that they might see on the moon. More...