There are four campgrounds in Big Bend National Park. The National Park Service (NPS) operates three developed frontcountry campgrounds that provide drinking water and restroom facilities. In addition, a full hookup RV camping area is operated by the park concessioner, Forever Resorts.
Rio Grande Village RV Park
(Operated by Forever Resorts. 25 sites with full hook-ups
OPEN. Reservations REQUIRED
Located adjacent to the Rio Grande Village Store.
For reservations call 432-477-2293.
NPS Campground Reservations
Reservations are required for Big Bend National Park Campgrounds. Reservations can be made by visiting recreation.gov.
Big Bend National Park cannot make reservations for you. Please note: we recommend that the first thing you do on recreation.gov be to create an account, then select the campsites you're interested in.
- Visitors are welcome to stay in the park up to 14 consecutive nights in either a front or backcountry site, with a limit of 28 total nights in the park in a calendar year.
- Campers can occupy a specific site up to 14 total nights in a year.
- EXCEPTION: During the busy season from January 1–April 15, visitors are limited to a total of 14 nights in the park.
Camping Options Outside of Big Bend National Park
There are a variety of options for camping outside the park when Big Bend is full.