Alerts & Conditions


What Places/Roads are Closed Today?

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  • All paved roads are OPEN
  • All backcountry primitive roads are OPEN.
    • 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.

Hiking Trails

  • 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.
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Last updated: February 3, 2023

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PO Box 129
Big Bend National Park , TX 79834-0129



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