Big Bend National Park Newswire

Big Bend National Park Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Big Bend National Park.

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  1. A hot spring and a warm welcome in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the United States." Boosters market Texas as a "whole other country" but the land within and without Big Bend National Park really is. One of the least-visited of the federal park system, Big Bend is four hours by car from each of the nearest ...

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  2. Young man found dead inside Big Bend National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Chron

    Excellent aerial view of the Rio Grande river as it twists in serpentine coils through desolate terrain in Big Bend National Park. Excellent aerial view of the Rio Grande river as it twists in serpentine coils through desolate terrain in Big Bend National Park.

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Christopher Watkins, 23, was traveling in the park sometime between Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. when his vehicle rolled over. Watkins was an employee of Forever Resorts, the concessioner within Big Bend National Park.

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  4. On the Border: Along the Rio Grande, a Hot Spring and a Warm WelcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The New York Times

    The border between the United States and Mexico is in the news every day, in ongoing debates about immigration and spending on security initiatives. But what is it like to visit destinations along the border? To find out, writers for Travel spent time in five pairings of places: Brownsville, Tex., and Matamoros, Mexico; El Paso and Ciudad Juarez; Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales across the border in Mexico; San Diego and Tijuana; Big Bend National Park and Boquillas, Mexico.

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  5. On the Border: Through a Turnstile and Into Tacos and TortasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The New York Times

    The border between the United States and Mexico is in the news every day, in ongoing debates about immigration and spending on security initiatives. But what is it like to visit destinations along the border? To find out, writers for Travel spent time in five pairings of places: Brownsville, Tex., and Matamoros, Mexico; El Paso and Ciudad JuA rez; Big Bend National Park and Boquillas; Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Mexico; and San Diego and Tijuana.

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  6. On the Border: From Museums to Mountains, Pride and PatriotismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 6 | The New York Times

    The border between the United States and Mexico is in the news every day, in ongoing debates about immigration and spending on security initiatives. But what is it like to visit destinations along the border? To find out, writers for Travel spent time in five pairings of places: Brownsville, Tex., and Matamoros, Mexico; Big Bend National Park and Boquillas; San Diego and Tijuana; Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Mexico; and El Paso and Ciudad JuA rez .

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  7. Nature & You: Columnist gets injured doing what he lovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 2 | NewsOK.com

    Columnist Neil Garrison had wondered of the perils that might befall him if he were injured in Big Bend National Park. But that's not where he tripped up.

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  8. I swam to Mexico and backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | Cavalier Daily

    ... sleeping in a two-door sedan outside a Dallas Wal-Mart, John and I arrived in our current location of Big Bend National Park. We hiked for two days and decided to wind down at a hot spring, nestled on the banks of the Rio Grande. While there, I ...

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  9. Body of hiker from Oregon found in park in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Searchers have recovered the body of a hiker who was missing more than a week at Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The Presidio County Sheriff's Office says the body of 65-year-old Tim Reed of Portland, Oregon, was located Wednesday upriver from the mouth of Closed Canyon.

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  10. Body of missing hiker recovered in Big Bend Ranch State ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 1 | KAUZ

    Searchers using a helicopter and canoes have recovered the body of a hiker missing more than a week at Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The Presidio County Sheriff's Office says the body of 65-year-old Tim Reed was located Wednesday upriver from the mouth of Closed Canyon.

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  11. Especially Texan: Big BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... who visit the park each year. Continue reading to learn more about the first national park in Texas. Big Bend National Park comprises more than 1,250 square miles (about the size of Rhode Island) in the Big Bend of the Rio Grande along more than 100 ...

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  12. Search for missing Big Bend hiker, who went down narrow trail,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 26 | MySanAntonio.com

    Closed Canyon at Big Bend National Park. Tim Reed, who went missing, was reportedly hiking in Colorado Canyon and along the Closed Canyon trail, county officials said.

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  13. Biggest hurdle for Trump's border wall is rugged terrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | Seattle Times

    A view of the winding Rio Grande at Big Bend National Park from a bluff near Rio Grande Village on the park's east side. The rugged landscape of south Texas - including cliffs hundreds of feet high - might be President Donald Trump's biggest challenge in building an "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall," as he promised during his campaign in 2016.

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  14. These are the 20 best places to visit in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... activities or events to places that are unique to the state. Places like the Johnson Space Center, Big Bend National Park, Cadillac Ranch, and the infamous Czech Stop have become Texas icons over the years, and people from all over have come just to ...

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  15. Biggest hurdle for Trumpa s border wall? The remote, rugged terrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | The Fresno Bee

    ... images of where President Trump has proposed to build his border wall. Santa Elena Canyon, part of Big Bend National Park in Texas, is known for its red rock cliffs that drop more than 1,000 feet into the Rio Grande River. The late naturalist and ...

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  16. Lake Meredith, Alibates were open over the weekend amid federal government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | Amarillo.com

    ... open during the weekend and are still awaiting guidance to know if they will be open on Monday. Big Bend National Park remained open to visitors Saturday, but the visitor center was closed. The Chisos Mountains Lodge, the privately operated resort ...

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  17. Here's how the government shutdown is playing out in TexasRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | Texas Tribune

    Most national parks in Texas remain open over the weekend despite the federal government shutdown, but visitors can still expect to see consequences of Congress failure to pass a spending bill Friday night. Big Bend National Park remained open to visitors Saturday, but the visitor center was closed.

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  18. If federal government shuts down, what will that mean for Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Park Service maintains over a dozen parks, preserves and monuments in Texas. But an employee at Big Bend National Park, one of the largest national parks in Texas, said "there are no plans yet," for what the park plans to if there is no spending ...

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  19. In new feature Currents, outdoorists talk about what they are reading, following, watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Star Tribune

    ... this spring in Texas. My wife, Molly, and I will cycle 1,500-plus miles through the hill country and Big Bend National Park. Since I retired five years ago, we have toured on our bikes throughout North America and Scotland. Last summer, we bicycled ...

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  20. A Visit to National Parks Won't Cost You Anything on These Four DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Southern Accents

    ... National Public Lands Day; November 11th, Veterans Day. From Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida to Big Bend National Park in Texas, there's no shortage of epic landscapes to explore in our own stomping grounds. See our list of the South's ...

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