Backcountry Use Permits
Fishing PermitsA State fishing license is not required in Big Bend National Park, but a free NPS fishing permit (obtained from a visitor center) is required.A state license is required on the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River outside the Park.
Did You Know?
Looking for solitude? In recent years the annual number of floaters on the Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River is generally below 1,000. More...