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
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.
Did You Know?
The Big Bend Mosquitofish (Gambusia Gaigei) has the smallest known home range of any vertebrate species. It is found in the wild only in a few small spring pools in the area of Rio Grande Village.