Tag Archives: Big Bend National Park
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.
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
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
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
By Joy Diaz, Texas Standard When planning a trip to a national park, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the ‘Best Of’ lists out there. But Emily Pennington, a journalist and travel writer with Outside Magazine, noticed something was missing … Continue reading
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
By Sally Beauvais What may be the largest contiguous ranch currently for sale in the U.S. is on the market in Far West Texas. The property, a topographically diverse expanse of land located south of the town of Marathon, clocks … Continue reading
By Carlos Morales Starting in January, Big Bend National Park officials will make changes to the park’s camping reservation system and will increase its camping fees. On Jan. 15, the number of campsites available to visitors looking to plan a … Continue reading
By Becky Fogel, Texas Standard, Texas Public Radio and Marfa Public Radio An iconic corner of Big Bend National Park will soon be featured on U.S. Priority Mail stamps. The stamp art highlights the Rio Grande as it flows through … Continue reading
By Mitch Borden Over the weekend, a hiker in Big Bend National Park died of an apparent heart attack while exploring the park with friends, according to park officials.