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.
Here is a handbook on the policies and procedures of Big Bend National Park's Volunteer-In-Parks Program. If you would like a hardcopy of this handbook, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator.
Did You Know?
On most maps Emory Peak is listed as 7,825 feet in elevation. Satellite measuring recently raised the height of the mountain by seven feet to 7,832 feet (2,387 meters).