The River Road and Old Ore Road are in unmaintained condition.
Travel on these primitive roads REQUIRES High Clearance AND true Four-Wheel Drive. It is NOT passable to passenger cars, minivans, motorhomes, and tiny crossover SUVs.
The Tuff Canyon Overlooks and Trail are CLOSED due to a rockfall and potentially unstable slopes. It will remain closed until it is carefully evaluated for safety.
A Section of the East Rim Trail CLOSED to Protect Nesting Falcons
From February 1st through May 31st, a portion of the East Rim Trail in the Chisos Mountains will be closed to protect nesting falcons. The closure includes East Rim backpacking campsites ER-4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Click for Details