With over 100 miles of paved roads, 150 miles of dirt roads, and about 200 miles of hiking trails the park offers nearly limitless opportunities for scenic driving, hiking, camping, backpacking, mountain biking, horseback riding, bird watching, wildlife observation, and stargazing. Additionally, the Rio Grande borders the park for 118 miles providing options for half-day floats to extended excursion by raft, canoe, or kayak.
Join A Park Ranger: Guided ProgramsFun, Informative, and FREE. Discover the fascinating nature, science, history, and culture of Big Bend National Park with a ranger as your guide. Check the weekly schedules of Ranger-led programs posted throughout the park.