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Fort Davis National Historic Site

101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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Staff makes this a GREAT stop.

We visited here about 12 years ago and again last week. It's was great the first time but we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LizNnawlins
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Very cool history

Rangers make this place so much better, they make sure your having fun and answer your questions... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kevinl05
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San Antonio, Texas
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A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited here about 12 years ago and again last week. It's was great the first time but we were even more impressed with the continued restoration and added content. Very well done. The rangers and staff make this a really great experience. They are...More

Thank LizNnawlins
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Rangers make this place so much better, they make sure your having fun and answer your questions while showing how much they enjoy their jobs. Make sure to look at sleeping lion mountain to see wild sheep, we saw several mama's with babies up there....More

Thank kevinl05
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice historic site to visit. There is a nice interactive museum giving the history of the fort. There are many of the buildings that still remain so you can really get a feel for what it was like years ago. They have...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The national historic site is a great site to visit how life on an old cavalry post was like in the late 1800's. The Park Service does an excellent job in caretaking, assisting in renovation tasks, and providing you the means to understand & comprehend...More

Thank Traveller19842012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was able to watch some cool history as they fired off their artillery piece a couple of times with the echo booming off the canyon walls. A special thrill! Enjoyed especially the hospital and the history there.

Thank markfQ5596RK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ft. Davis was on my way to Carlsbad, New Mexico, so stayed overnight and visited the fort to see what it had been like in the 1800s. I have to give the men that chose military service in the west a whole lot of credit...More

Thank AuntieM64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have not been here since I was my son's age. He loved every single minute of it...from the entrance, to the educational center, to the walk through and reenactment. Lots of walking!!!! Be prepared!!!! But have to see everything!!!!

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the history of this place. It is super awesome to tour and has a wonderful gift shop and friendly people to show you along the way. Clean restrooms and we even visited at a time they had a live artillery shoot. You...More

Thank Hope A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can borrow a golf cart off you are unable to walk the expansive grounds. Kids 7 to 16 loved it. Rangers in period costumes with horses are the icing on the cake. Bring your own water.

Thank Daytonmomma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love history, so visiting Fort Davis Historical Site was a must! I was amazed at the restoration and detail put into the site. The employees were so friendly and the demonstrations the volunteers put on were so informative. There are ruins of the buildings...More

Thank Jody F
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