Big Bend is a small community town located in the County of Shasta. Big Bend has a total area of about 5.9 sq. kms. and it is elevated at an height of 1700 ft. above sea level.This small community town is located just at the bend of the river Pit, which is a tributary of the Sacramento river. Big Bend is famous for its geothermal hot spings. These natural springs are also known as, 'Healing Waters' and this helps to attract a substantial number of health conscious tourists in the area. Businesses related to health services, rental agencies, resorts and vacation retreats have maintained a hold on the economy of Big Bend.