Big Bend in United States of America

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

WDPA ID

976

Reported Area

3091.26 km²

Data Provider

US Geological Survey, Gap Analysis Program (GAP), National Operations Office, Boise State University

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Big Bend

English Designation National Park

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1944

Sublocation US-TX

Governance Type Collaborative governance

Management Authority National Park Service

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

10 Protected Areas

  • Mexico
  • United States of America

Display options

Maderas del Carmen Flora and Fauna Protection Area

Ocampo Flora and Fauna Protection Area

Río Bravo del Norte Natural Monument

Tierra Silvestre Cañón del Diablo Voluntary Conservation Area

Big Bend Recommended

Big Bend Proposed or Recom Recommended Wilderness

Maderas del Carmen UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Big Bend National Park

Cañón de Santa Elena Flora and Fauna Protection Area

Black Gap Wildlife Management Area

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Maderas del Carmen

in Mexico

Maderas del Carmen

English Designation

Flora and Fauna Protection Area

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

101431

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2083.8 km2

Ocampo

in Mexico

Ocampo

English Designation

Flora and Fauna Protection Area

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

107806

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3442.4 km2

Río Bravo del Norte

in Mexico

Río Bravo del Norte

English Designation

Natural Monument

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

555587176

Year of Designation

Reported Area

21.8 km2

Tierra Silvestre Cañón del Diablo

in Mexico

Tierra Silvestre Cañón del Diablo

English Designation

Voluntary Conservation Area

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

555599844

Year of Designation

Reported Area

224.0 km2

Big Bend

in United States of America

Big Bend

English Designation

Recommended

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

555602581

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.7 km2

Big Bend Proposed or Recom

in United States of America

Big Bend Proposed or Recom

English Designation

Recommended Wilderness

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

555602582

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2333.8 km2

Maderas del Carmen

in Mexico

Maderas del Carmen

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

903014

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2083.8 km2

Cañón de Santa Elena

in Mexico

Cañón de Santa Elena

English Designation

Flora and Fauna Protection Area

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

101457

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2772.1 km2

Black Gap

in United States of America

Black Gap

English Designation

Wildlife Management Area

IUCN Category

V

WDPA ID

3333127

Year of Designation

Reported Area

424.1 km2