• Santa Elena Canyon

    Rio Grande

    Wild & Scenic River Texas

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The Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River is administered by Big Bend National Park. Read the park visitor guide, The Paisano, for basic planning information to the area.

Take a look at our news releases to see what's happening in Big Bend National Park and the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River.

Did You Know?

Park Rangers and Border Patrol

Since 2000, the number of undocumented aliens apprehended attempting to cross through the area of the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River has risen from 120 to 1200 annually. This traffic results in negative impacts on park resources, including erosion and trash.