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?
More than 300 graves lie within the boundaries of Big Bend National Park. Most of the dead are unknown. Some died of old age and a few were murdered. Though some early settlers exploited the land, their tremendous fortitude and courage can never be denied. More...