Fees & Reservations
The Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River does not have an entry fee, however, if you float the portions of the Wild & Scenic River inside Big Bend National Park, you will be charged for entry into the National Park.
A backcountry use permit is required for all river use. Day-use river permits are free, while overnight or multi-day river trips have a permit fee of $10.For additional information, please visit Big Bend National Park's Fees & Reservations.
Did You Know?
Approximately 80% of the water that flows through the Wild & Scenic portion of the Rio Grande comes from the Rio Conchos in northern Mexico. More...