All NPS offices and contact stations remain closed.
We are unable to issue permits, conduct educational programs, staff visitor centers, campground check-in/check out, maintain roads or trails, or provide visitor information and trip planning.
Emergency services remain available, but response times may be delayed.
Chisos Basin, Rio Grande Village, and Cottonwood Campgrounds are closed.
There is NO OVERNIGHT CAMPING in Big Bend National Park at this time.
There is one exception: The Rio Grande Village RV hookups camping area, operated by Forever Resorts remains open.
Permits are required for ALL backcountry camping.
No additional permits will be issued during the shutdown.
- The Chisos Mountains Lodge operated by Forever Resorts will remain open.
- The Rio Grande Village RV hookups camping area, operated by Forever Resorts will remain open.
- Camper stores at the Chisos Basin, Panther Junction, Rio Grande Village, and Castolon will remain open.
- Service Stations at Panther Junction and Rio Grande Village will remain open.