• February 25, 2021

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Partial closure of Big Bend Ranch State Park runs Aug.

TERLINGUA – The interior of the Big Bend Ranch State Park Complex will be closed for the safety of park visitors during wildlife surveys August 9 – 16. During the surveys, staff will be counting desert bighorn sheep by helicopter and performing the lethal removal of non-native aoudad (barbary sheep) when encountered. Aoudad compete heavily for resources […]Read More

Chinati Mountains State Natural Area joins Big Bend Ranch State

Chinati Mountains State Natural Area, located 25 miles north of Presidio, is now included into Big Bend Ranch State Parks’ 2017 International Dark Sky Park designation with the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). The inclusion of Chinati Mountains SNA, which is not currently open to the public, adds about 40,000 acres to what is already one […]Read More

Big Bend Ranch State Park Receives International Dark Sky Park

TERLINGUA – Big Bend Ranch State Park (BBRSP) is the latest Texas State Park to be designated as an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). Joining neighboring Big Bend National Park, they form one of the largest contiguous areas under dark-skies protection in the United States.   “Big Bend Ranch State […]Read More