Alerts & Conditions
Ban on Use of Charcoal Due to High Fire DangerThere is a park-wide ban on the use of charcoal due to high fire danger. The use of contained propane cook stoves, gas grills, or similar, is allowed. Use extreme caution.
Be Bear AwareWhile visiting the park please secure all food inside hardtop vehicles or in bear boxes provided at campsites. Coolers are not bear-proof!
Backcountry PermitsBackcountry camping permits are only available at Panther Junction and Chisos Basin Visitor Centers. River use permits can also be obtained at Rio Grande Village and Castolon Visitor Centers. Expect long lines during March.
Water Conservation Measures in PlaceVisitors are encouraged to limit personal water use to 5 gallons per person, per day. Consider bringing your own water into the park and refilling RV tanks outside the park.
Last updated: March 6, 2018