• Santa Elena Canyon

    Rio Grande

    Wild & Scenic River Texas


The Paisano
The official visitor guide of Big Bend National Park & Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River. Includes visit planning information, feature articles, and map insets.

Did You Know?

Men of Hill's expedition

Robert Hill, working for the U.S. Geological Survey, led the first expedition to successfully float the canyons of the Rio Grande in the area of Big Bend National Park. His trip, from Presidio to Langtry took over a month in the fall of 1899. More...