Big Bend National Park Sights

Panther Junction Visitor Center

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  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Hwy. 118 near the junction of U.S. 385, 30 miles south of park's northern entrance, Big Bend National Park, Texas, 79834, United States

Phone:

432-477–1158

Website: www.nps.gov/bibe

Sight Details:

  • Daily 9–5

Published 07/22/2015

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