Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Summer Hours at the Boquillas Border Crossing, Big Bend National Park

Photo of border crossing boat at Boquillas
Big Bend National Park by D.J. Sanders

The National Park Service released new summer border crossing hours for Boquillas yesterday:
"The official Boquillas Port of Entry crossing, providing access to Boquillas, Coahuila, Mexico, as well as the protected areas of Maderas del Carmen, Ocampo, and CaƱon de Santa Elena, will start summer hours of operation beginning February 26. 2014.  The change in hours is to accommodate the later sunset times occurring this time of year.

Pedestrians will be able to access the port between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.  No vehicles will be allowed to cross and there will be no commercial importation of products.

The Boquillas Port of Entry is staffed by National Park Service information personnel who can assist travelers with information about visiting the area. "
Waiting area for boat crossing, Boquillas at
Big Bend National Park

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