A backcountry permit is required for ALL backcountry camping in Big Bend National Park. This includes backpacking and primitive roadside campsites. Backcountry permits are also required for river trips and stock use.
Things to know about Big Bend backcountry permits:
How to get a Backcountry Permit
Open Desert Backpacking
Overnight Wilderness Backpacking is currently NOT AVAILABLE.
Last updated: September 30, 2020