Alerts & Conditions


Park Closure


  • Alert 1 , Severity ,caution ,, High Temperature Warning Dangerous heat indexes are normal for this time of year. Temperatures at low and mid elevations can be well over 100 degrees, with heat indexes over 115. Avoid activity mid-day. Protect yourself from the sun. Check tires. Have extra water.
  • Alert 2 , Severity ,caution ,, Be Bear Aware While visiting the park please secure all food inside hardtop vehicles or in bear boxes provided at campsites. Coolers are not bear-proof!


Last updated: March 23, 2016

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


(432) 477-2251

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