Bob Krumenaker

Big Bend National Park Announces Plan to Build a New Hiking Trail Around Lone Mountain

January 29, 2021 | By Pam LeBlanc

A new trail at Big Bend National Park will take hikers on a 3-mile loop around Lone Mountain, a Texas-sized hill that bristles with scrub brush and cactus just north of the Panther Junction Visitor Center.

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

April 11, 2020 | By Matt Joyce

Ask fans of Big Bend National Park about their favorite qualities of the rugged West Texas expanse, and you’ll get a common answer: the untainted desert mountain scenery.

Big Bend National Park in West Texas Closes in Response to COVID-19 Concerns

April 3, 2020 | By TH Staff

Big Bend National Park has announced that it is closing to visitors in response to growing concern that travelers seeking escape from COVID-19 could introduce the virus in this remote corner of far West Texas.

A Q&A With Big Bend National Park’s New Superintendent Bob Krumenaker

January 30, 2019 | By Matt Joyce

Big Bend National Park got a new superintendent last fall
with the arrival of Bob Krumenaker, a 36-year veteran of the National Park Service who spent the past 16 years as superintendent of Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin. A native of New York, Krumenaker has worked in 14 national parks, including two years in the early 1980s at Big Thicket National Preserve in East Texas. Krumenaker sat down with Texas Highways in November, seven weeks into the job.

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