Big Bend National Park, Texas

Big Bend National Park is located in western edge of Texas. The park is bordered by the Rio Grande river which separates it from Mexico. Temprature is the summer can frequently pass 100 Farenheight while the winter months can reach lows in the single digits. The park is home to over 1200 types of plants.

Big Bend National Park Info


Big Bend National Park

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Chisos Basin Visitor Center to Close for Renovations

Beginning Monday, June 24th, the Chisos Basin Visitor Center will be closed for up to 120 days for much-needed renovations.

Castolon Fire Contained; Structures and Artifacts Saved

Fire crews have contained the Castolon Fire, which burned along the river in the western part of Big Bend National Park. While there were lost structures, incredible work was done to protect and preserve numerous historic buildings and artifacts.

Castolon Fire Update: Fire Crews Save Structures and Park Facilities

Fire crews working on the Castolon Fire in Big Bend National Park worked late into the evening on May 23rd to slow the wildland fire and prevent loss to park infrastructure and historic buildings.

Wildfire Damages Historic Buildings

Late Wednesday, May 22nd, a fast moving wildfire crossed the Rio Grande and caused extensive damage in the Castolon Historic Area of Big Bend National Park.

Big Bend National Park Photos

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Kit Mountain
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Trap Mountain
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Big Bend Bluebonnets @ Tuff Canyon & Cerro Castolon
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Trap Mountain
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Big Bend Bluebonnets @ Tuff Canyon
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Dugout Wells
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Fossil Discovery Exhibit
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
16 March, 2019

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Fossil Discovery Exhibit
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
16 March, 2019

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Fossil Discovery Exhibit
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
16 March, 2019

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God Rays over Little Christmas Mountain
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
17 June, 2019

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Dugout Wells
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Chisos Mountains from Dugout Wells
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
18 March, 2019

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Chisos Basin Visitor Center
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
9 March, 2019

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Big Bend Bluebonnets
Rio Grande Village Road
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
16 March, 2019

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Chisos Mountain Lodge & Casa Grande
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
9 March, 2019

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Chisos Mountain Lodge
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
9 March, 2019

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Chisos Basin Visitor Center
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
9 March, 2019

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Big Bend Bluebonnets & Cerro Castolon
Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
16 March, 2019

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Blind Prickly Pear
Opuntia rufida
Rio Grande Village Road
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
16 March, 2019

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God Rays over Christmas Mountains
Big Bend National Park
Brewster County, TX
17 June, 2019