Big Bend Ranch State Park


Park Alert


Road Conditions

May 27, 2023 - The main park road is currently impassable due to flash flooding. If you are traveling to the interior, you must have at least a 2WD high clearance vehicle. Vehicles with low clearance should not attempt to travel to the interior district. Please use caution. 

The Road to Nowhere and Lower Shutup trailhead are closed until further notice. Be prepared:  All roads are rugged and unpaved.

Sauceda Ranger Station

Jan. 1, 2023 - The Sauceda Ranger Station is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Limited services are available. 

  • Check in for camping, the bunkhouse, and day passes at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
  • Call either of these sites or email us with questions.
  • Souvenirs and concessions are only available at Fort Leaton or Barton Warnock.
  • Sauceda staff may collect fees, print permits and make reservation changes on a limited basis.
  • Shower, restrooms and ice are available 24/7.

Check back for updates or contact the park for more information.