Alerts & Conditions
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!
Temporary Closure of Some Chisos Backcountry CampsitesSome Chisos Mountains backcountry campsites are closed due to bear activity. Please contact a visitor center for updates on current closures.
Severe Water ShortageA severe water shortage exists throughout the park. Visitors are limited to 5 gallons per day, and are encouraged to conserve further when possible. Please consider bringing your own water to the park.
Extreme Water Shortage in the Chisos BasinThe Chisos Basin is currently experiencing an extreme water shortage. A smoking ban on the Chisos trails continues to prevent wildfire risk. Please bring your own drinking water to the park.