There are four developed camping areas in Big Bend National Park. All require advance reservations.
The National Park Service operates three developed frontcountry campgrounds suitable for RVs that provide drinking water and restroom facilities. Dump stations are located at Rio Grande Village and the Chisos Basin campground.
Primitive Roadside Campsites for RVs and Trailers
Note: Generator use is not allowed at primitive roadside campsites.
Permits for these sites are available online up to 180 days in advance through www.recreation.gov.
Visitors can stay in the park up to 14 consecutive nights in either a front or backcountry site, with a limit of 28 total nights in the park in a calendar year. Campers can occupy a specific site up to 14 total nights in a year. Between January 1–April 15, visitors are limited to a total of 14 nights in the park.
Last updated: June 22, 2021