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Big Bend National Park Could Soon Expand By 3,500 Acres

By Carlos Morales The wide-open expanses of Big Bend National Park could grow slightly more if a small Far West Texas ranch is absorbed into the park’s boundaries.  A donation of a few thousand acres in South Terlingua could soon … Continue reading

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After COVID Recover, Big Bend National Park Will Reopen Friday

By Carlos Morales Big Bend National Park will partially reopen this week now that an employee who had previously been diagnosed with the coronavirus has recovered. The employee tested positive late last month and is now “feeling fine,” according to … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park Will Remain Closed As An Employee Tests Positive

By Carlos Morales A newly confirmed case of coronavirus at Big Bend National Park has halted plans to reopen, according to an official familiar with the decision.  This is the second confirmed case of the virus within the park community … Continue reading

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Amid Growing Coronavirus Cases, Big Bend National Park Closes For The Second Time

By Carlos Morales A month after gradually reopening Big Bend National Park, officials have decided to close until further notice, as a resident within the park’s community has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to park management. It’s unclear how … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park Moves Forward With Third Phase Of Reopening

By Carlos Morales After being opened for two weeks now, Big Bend National Park officials are moving forward with the next step in their multi-tiered reopening plan. Beginning Monday, limited overnight camping will be available at the Chisos Basin campground … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park To Begin “Phased Reopening” On June 1

By Carlos Morales After being closed for nearly eight weeks, Big Bend National Park will open to the public beginning June 1 at 9 a.m., according to the park’s superintendent.

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Big Bend National Park Could Begin Phased Reopening In June. Here’s How It Would Look.

By Carlos Morales Big Bend National Park will remain closed for at least the next month and could begin a “phased reopening” as early as June 1 if certain public health criteria are met. Spurred by concerns over the coronavirus, … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park Closes To All Visitors Out Of Coronavirus Concern

By Carlos Morales At the entrances to Big Bend National Park, visitors will now be met with barricades, signs and park rangers telling them the sprawling 800,000-acre park is now closed to the public. Big Bend National Park is temporarily … Continue reading

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Big Bend National Park Announces New Closures In Response To Coronavirus

By Carlos Morales This post was updated on March 22 with new closures at Big Bend National Park In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, officials at Big Bend National Park have announced a new round of … Continue reading

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Study Considers Impacts Climate Change Might Have On Water Source In Big Bend National Park

By Carlos Morales Officials at Big Bend National Park are weighing the impacts climate change could have on the sole source of water for the Chisos Basin lodge and camping area — one of the most popular visitor destinations within … Continue reading

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