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May 19, 2017
Crown Mountain Fire at Big Bend National Park
On the morning of May 14th, a wildland fire was spotted in the Juniper Canyon area of Big Bend National Park. Lightning from the previous evening is the presumed cause of ignition.

May 15, 2017
Wildfire at Big Bend National Park
On the morning of May 14th, a wildland fire was spotted in the Juniper Canyon area of Big Bend National Park. Lightning from the previous evening is the presumed cause of ignition.

May 04, 2017
Campground Closure at Big Bend National Park
The Rio Grande Village campground will be closed from 5/22/17 to 9/1/17.

April 20, 2017
Tourism to Big Bend National Park Creates Approximately 40 Million Dollars in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 388,290 visitors to Big Bend National Park in 2016 spent $34.2 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 510 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $37.9 million.

April 03, 2017
Work Scheduled for Old Maverick Road in Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park is working on Old Maverick Road for much needed improvements beginning April 3 and continuing through the summer months.

March 21, 2017
Centennial Year Brings Record Numbers to Parks
During the National Park Service’s centennial year in 2016, visitors logged a record-breaking 331 million visits and spent more than 1.4 billion hours enjoying NPS sites nationwide, according to official numbers announced by the National Park Service last week.

January 26, 2017
Big Bend National Park Reinstates Temporary Closures for Peregrine Falcons
Big Bend National Park has reinstated closures for peregrine falcons from February 1 to May 31.

September 03, 2015
Every Kid In a Park
Big Bend National Park Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through “Every Kid In a Park” Initiative

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