• Sierra del Carmen

    Big Bend

    National Park Texas

Persimmon Gap Visitor Center

Persimmon Gap visitor center
The Persimmon Gap visitor center serves as an entry point for many visitors.
NPS/Big Bend National Park
Open November through April, 9:00am–4:30pm. Closed for lunch.

Persimmon Gap Visitor Center is located adjacent to the Persimmon Gap Entrance Station at the north entrance of the park.

Exhibits provide an orientation for a typical visitor experience in Big Bend National Park. Learn more about backcountry preparation, and what to expect if you attempt a river trip.

Available Facilities
Big Bend Natural History Association bookstore, public phone, and restrooms. Backcountry and river use permits are issued during normal hours. A picnic area with pit toilets is located 0.25 mile south of the entrance station.

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