People

The Koch family camping in the Chisos Basin, 1945
Lady Bird Johnson

NPS Historic Photograph Collection

 
The People of Big Bend

This place changes the people who experience it. The modern history of Big Bend if full of numerous characters and individuals who lived, struggled, and thrived in the unique environment of this region.

Here you'll find some of Big Bend's best characters: ranchers, residents, organizations, advocates, and park rangers.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834-0129

Phone:

(432) 477-2251

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