Big Bend National Park COVID-19 Status & Updates


Masks are now required for all visitors who go inside buildings and facilities in the park.
Group maximum size inside buildings and facilities is limited to twelve people.
--Please be courteous and wear a mask in areas outside if you are not fully vaccinated.

Maximum Group Size Limits:

Group sizes are limited to a maximum of TWELVE people inside buildings and facilities.


Closed Areas and Facilities

  • Boquillas Crossing Port of Entry to Mexico
  • Coin-operated Laundromat

Current Changes to Park Operations:

All visitors to federal buildings are required to wear masks. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear masks when within six feet of other people not in their traveling party.

Latest NPS Guidance on Masks

Chisos Mountains Lodge

Limited availability. Reservations REQUIRED
Call 432-477-2291.

Chisos Mountains Restaurant

  • No inside dining.
  • Meal delivery to registered lodge guests 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Limited grab and go service available to the public 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Last updated: September 21, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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



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