Big Bend Take A Tour Through Texas' Majestic National Parks, Trails And Waters By Molly Evans • Dec 28, 2016 Robert Hensley / Flickr Creative Commons The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years of preserving America’s most diverse landscapes. Texas is home to 16 designated sites, including monuments, recreation areas and two national parks, that thousands of people visit every year. In Pristine Big Bend, A Pipeline Could Run Through It, Thanks In Part To Dallas Billionaire By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune • Jul 14, 2015 Cooper Neill / Texas Tribune BREWSTER COUNTY — Peering from beneath the brim of his Indiana Jones-style fedora, David Keller marvels at the gently sloping mountains in Big Bend that frame everything in sight. Forced To Leave Big Bend Due To Shutdown, Reporter Gets Lost And Dehydrated By Eric Aasen • Oct 7, 2013 Arkansas Times An Arkansas newspaper reporter is in stable condition at an El Paso hospital after rescuers airlifted her from Texas' Big Bend Ranch State Park. Cathy Frye, a reporter with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, had been lost for five nights.