• Santa Elena Canyon

    Rio Grande

    Wild & Scenic River Texas

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Rio Grande
The Rio Grande
NPSPhoto/Blake Trester
The park is open 24 hours daily all year.

For additional information, please visit Big Bend National Park's Operating Hours & Seasons.

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...