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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.

September 15, 2017
Big Bend National Park Hosts National Public Lands Day Event
On Saturday, September 30, Big Bend National Park will host a volunteer project in celebration of National Public Lands Day. The National Park Service has also designated the day as a fee-free day, allowing all visitors to Big Bend National Park, or any national park, to enter for free.

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

August 09, 2017
Campground Closure Extended at Big Bend National Park
Due to delays, the Rio Grande Village campground, RV full-hook up sites, as well as showers and laundry facilities at the Rio Grande Village Camp Store may have partial or temporary closures through October 31st.

August 07, 2017
Update on Fatality at Big Bend National Park
On Sunday, June 18th, Cathlyn Weir of Cedar Hill, TX, died while hiking in Big Bend National Park. South Plains Forensic Pathology of Lubbock, TX, determined the cause of death to be environmental hyperthermia.

June 21, 2017
Update on 6-18-2017 Fatality in Big Bend National Park
The woman who died in Big Bend National Park on Sunday, June 18th, has been identified as Cathlyn Weir of Cedar Hill, Texas. A cause of death is yet to be determined.

June 19, 2017
Fatality at Big Bend National Park
On the afternoon of June 18th, a 46-year-old woman was found deceased within Big Bend National Park.

Last updated: March 3, 2015

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