Big Bend News

What's New at Big Bend?

The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events and special and re-occurring events which occur within and around the units of the Park Service.

Big Bend also provides news releases to local and regional newspapers. For all press inquiries, call the park's Public Information Officer at 432-477-1107 or by email.

Big Bend National Park also publishes the Paisano, the official visitor guide which provides visit planning information and contains articles on various resource-related topics.


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Instagram: Official Instagram of Big Bend National Park and Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River.

Pardon Our Dust!

Work on two large construction projects in the Chisos Basin will begin in late Spring 2025 and continue for approximately two years. Disruptions to visitor services and access are expected. Stay tuned as construction timelines are finalized and the plans for visitor access to this popular area are established.

Chisos Basin Improvement Projects

Last updated: April 29, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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



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