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January 26, 2018
Big Bend National Park to Receive Comments on Exotic Animal Management
The National Park Service invites public comments on a plan to manage non-native, exotic animals in Big Bend National Park. The 30-day review and comment period for the park’s Exotic Animal Management Plan and Environmental Assessment begins January 29 and will remain open for 30 days.

January 16, 2018
Big Bend National Park has Record Visitation
In 2017, Big Bend National Park had its busiest year on record.

January 16, 2018
Big Bend National Park Reinstating Temporary Closures for Peregrine Falcons
National Park Service policies require the protection and preservation of all state-listed species and all species of concern, regardless of federal or state classification. In keeping with this mandate, and to provide the nesting falcons with areas free of human disturbance, Big Bend National Park will again temporarily close or place restrictions on the use of certain park lands.

January 11, 2018
Body Recovered in Big Bend National Park
On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at approximately 12:15 p.m., Big Bend National Park authorities received a report through a commercial river operator of a body on shore, downstream of the Gravel Pit river access, along the Rio Grande within Big Bend National Park.

January 05, 2018
Cottonwood Campground Closure at Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park will be working on deferred maintenance projects in the Cottonwood campground this winter. The park will replace an out of date irrigation system with a modern system and restore the landscape to facilitate proper irrigation of the low lying areas.

October 30, 2017
Colonel Robert Sholly Selected as Artist-in-Residence at Big Bend National Park
Colonel Robert Sholly has been selected as an Artist-in-Residence at Big Bend National Park

October 13, 2017
Fatality at Big Bend National Park
On Wednesday, October 11, Kent Green, 64, of Orlando, FL passed away while hiking on the Lost Mine Trail in Big Bend National Park.

August 15, 2017
Missing Person at Big Bend National Park
An ongoing search is underway for a visitor at Big Bend National Park.

Last updated: March 3, 2015

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