|Typically Open:||Year Round|
|Permit Information:||Permit Required - Click Here|
|Highest Elevation:||2723 feet|
|Duration:||About 1 hour, 30 minutes|
|Shape of Trail:||Straight Through|
|Best Direction to Travel:||N/A|
|Nearest Town w/ Services:||Terlingua|
|Official Road Name:||Black Gap Road|
|Management Agency:||Big Bend National Park|
Starting Point: Study Butte-Terlingua
For those wishing to run the route north to south, continue east another 5.4 miles from the visitor center to the entrance of Glenn Springs Road. (Note that upon entering Glenn Springs Road, travelers may wish to air down at this point.) After turning right onto Glenn Springs Road, travel south 8.7 miles to the northern entrance of Black Gap Road on the right.
For those wishing to run the route south to north, continue east another 15.6 miles from the visitor center to the entrance of River Road. (Note that upon entering River Road, travelers may wish to air down at this point.) After turning right onto River Road, travel west 21.6 miles to the southern entrance of Black Gap Road on the right.
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