About the National Park
Big Bend exemplifies “wild Texas” — rugged and scenic grandeur; natural and beautiful; rich in life and history. Located on the Texas-Mexico border, this expansive park features abundant backpacking, bicycling, camping, canoeing, whitewater rafting, hiking, and horseback riding opportunities.
The National Park is location in the Big Bend region of West Texas. From Alpine, take TX 118 to Study Butte.
The National Park’s entrances are open 24 hours per day, all year. Entrance fee stations and visitor centers are closed after normal business hours (4 PM or 5 PM daily).
Review the fees and permits information from the National Park Service.
Check the Wild Texas Events Calendar for activities scheduled at the park.
Alpine, Texas Weather
Reserve Now for campsites or other park facilities.
Check the park’s volunteer opportunities for detailed information. Volunteers are needed for activities such as visitor services, trail maintenance, construction, office/computer work and some biological work.
Official Contact Information
The National Monument is managed by the National Park Service.
|Big Bend National Park
P.O. Box 129
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834