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?
Found throughout Big Bend National Park, the ocotillo is not a cactus. Following significant rainfall, leaves will sprout, regardless of the time of year, and they will remain on the plant as long as it has adequate moisture to sustain them. More...