• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

Volunteer Handbook

Welcome Volunteers!

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.

Volunteer handbook [1MB PDF file]

Did You Know?

Amon Carter Peak

Carter Peak (5,479'/1,670m), in the middle of the Window, is named for Amon Carter. Carter was instrumental in the movement to establish Big Bend as a national park. Through his Fort Worth newspaper the general public learned of the scenic qualities of the Big Bend.