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Big Bend National Park

801,163.21 acres
(3,242.2 km2)
Visitors in 2017

Big Bend National Park is a United States National Park located in West Texas, bordering Mexico. It has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. It contains more than 1,200 species of plants, more than 450 species of birds, 56 species of reptiles, and 75 species of mammals.

Learn more on Wikipedia.

Airports Nearby

Midland International Airport (MAF)

Visitor Centers

Panther Junction Visitor Center
Chisos Basin Visitor Center
Persimmon Gap Visitor Center
Castolon Visitor Center
Rio Grande Village Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check for accurate open hours.

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.