Top Ten Tips for Visiting Big Bend

Yellow flowers blanket badlands and mountains under a hot sun.
Summer days in Big Bend can be dangerously hot.

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Plan like a park ranger! Use this information to ensure your trip to Big Bend is safe and enjoyable.  

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Big Bend National Park

Last updated: June 7, 2024