Big Bend National Park Sights


Panther Junction Visitor Center

Panther Junction Visitor Center Review

The park's main visitor center, near the base of the Chisos Mountains, includes a bookstore and exhibits on the park's mountain, river, and desert environments. One exhibit poses this question: What is the most dangerous animal in the park? When you open the panel, you're staring into a mirror. A new, elegantly produced 22-minute film detailing the wonders of the park shows on request in the theater, and there's a sprawling board replica of the park's topographical folds. Nearby, a gas station offers limited groceries such as chips, sandwiches, and other picnic items.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Hwy. 118 near the junction of U.S. 385, 30 miles south of park's northern entrance, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
  • Phone: 432/477–1158
  • Hours: Daily 9–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Big Bend National Park
Updated: 10-21-2013

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