Over-estimating your experience or under-estimating the terrain in a place like Big Bend can result in serious injury or death. Use the information and advice found here wisely. Climb/Hike/Camp/Drive at your own risk.
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Welcome to the website for all things Big Bend, BigBendChat.com. Big Bend Chat is a community of avid "Big Benders" with a plethora of knowledge about Big Bend National Park and the entire Big Bend Region in Texas. To gain full access and get the most out of your stay, we recommend you register today. Registration will gain access to other areas of the site that aren't accessible to the general public. You will also enjoy uploading your own Big Bend images into the Big Bend Gallery.
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BigBendChat.com is not affiliated with the National Park Service, the Big Bend Natural History Association the Friends of Big Bend or the any of the Big Bend Area Chamber's of Commerce. We are an independently run website. I am the site's Administrator and Owner and the user forums are moderated by the great "RichardM". Be cordial as I have no doubt everyone will be cordial to you. We are a fanatical bunch, but we're harmless and welcome all current and future benders.
So, without further adieu, I welcome you to BigBendChat.com. Stay as long as you like and be sure to tell your friends!
BigBendChat.com is not affiliated in any way with the U.S. Dept. of Interior, the National Park Service, Friends of Big Bend, The Big Bend Chamber of Commerce, The Brewster County Chamber of Commerce, or the Big Bend Natural History Association