Join a Ranger

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Join A Ranger!

Park Rangers will be on the trail to talk, answer questions, share some park secrets, and help you enjoy your Big Bend adventure.

Fridays: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Trail (at Dugout Wells) 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturdays: Rio Grande Village Nature Trail 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sundays: Grapevine Hills Trail 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Virtual Ranger Activities

Big Bend interpretive rangers provide a variety of fun, informative, and free ranger-guided activities. Although we are not currently leading guided hikes or talks, we still look forward to sharing the stories of Big Bend with you! Join us "live" on Facebook, test your Big Bend IQ on our daily Big Bend Instagram Challenge, or arrange a Distance Learning program for your group or class.
Big Bend Park Rangers on Facebook

Big Bend Park Rangers on Facebook

Follow us, ask questions, and share Big Bend on social media

Test your Big Bend IQ

Big Bend 50-Species Challenge!

How well do you know the plants and animals of Big Bend National Park? Each week we will post new quizzes.

Distance Learning

Distance Learning

Is Big Bend too far to bring your classroom or group? Let us bring a Big Bend ranger to YOU through the wonders of technology.

Big Bend Fact Sheet

Big Bend Fact Sheet

How big? How many species? Statistics, Significance, and Purpose.

Guided Hike on the Lost Mine Trail
Join a ranger and learn the stories of Big Bend!

Last updated: November 19, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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



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