Black Gap Road

4.6/5 (25 reviews)
Black Gap Road in Big Bend National Park is 1 of only 2 Jeep Badge of Honor Trails in Texas; and arguably the most well known off-road trail, in the state of Texas. Connecting Glenn Springs Road with River Road, Black Gap is perhaps the most remote un-maintained road in the park, providing scenic v...Read More
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Highlights of Black Gap Road

Camping Category IconCamping
Desert Category IconDesert
Iconic Category IconIconic
Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
2684 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
Black Gap Road
Nearest Town
Terlingua
Nearest Services
Terlingua
Management Agency
Big Bend National Park
District
Intermountain Region

Overview

Black Gap Road in Big Bend National Park is 1 of only 2 Jeep Badge of Honor Trails in Texas; and arguably the most well known off-road trail, in the state of Texas. Connecting Glenn Springs Road with River Road, Black Gap is perhaps the most remote un-maintained road in the park, providing scenic views of the Chisos Mountain Range as well as wide-open vistas of the Chihuahuan Desert. For those looking to experience Texas at its best, Black Gap Road is an absolute must do!

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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12 Waypoints
38 Trail Photos
3 Trail Concerns
25 Community Reviews
1 Video
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