• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

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  • 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.

VIP2VIP - Volunteer Newsletter

VIP Brunch at Dugout Wells
VIP Brunch at Dugout Wells
NPS Photo/Natasha Moore
 
Check out our Big Bend National Park Volunteer Newsletter (PDF format). Published usually monthly during our volunteer season, the newsletter provides a view into the unique volunteer community here at Big Bend.
 

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Did You Know?

Everett Townsend with a Mexican child, 1936

Townsend Point (7580'/2310m) is the second highest point in the Chisos Mountains. The point is named in honor of Everett Townsend, who was instrumental in the establishment of Big Bend National Park More...