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Davis Mountains State Park

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Park Road 3, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 915-426-3337
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Nice park if you have some time

On our week-long trip to the Big Bend area in September 2017, we went to 1 national park, 1... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alexis B
Nashville, Tennessee

My husband and I visited Davis Mountains State Park Thanksgiving week. We Hiked the Skyline Trail... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bobbie P
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The scenic landscape is great for bird watching, biking and more.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Park Road 3, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 915-426-3337
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Reviewed yesterday

On our week-long trip to the Big Bend area in September 2017, we went to 1 national park, 1 national historic site, 1 national historic landmark, 4 state park, and 1 state historic site. Davis Mountains was a nice park and we enjoyed the short...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Davis Mountains State Park Thanksgiving week. We Hiked the Skyline Trail. It is a moderate hike. I am 61 with Asthma and loved the challenge. We started at 2 pm and reached the summit at 5 pm. Not too shabby...More

1  Thank Bobbie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

made the scenic drive during the hours between the daytime and after dark programs at McDonald Observatory. Does not offer the scenic overlooks or forest glades of other mountain areas, but still beautiful. Well maintained roads and not crowded. Since there's not much else to...More

Thank AixTex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I along with my son and his wife spent three days and two nights tent camping at Davis Mountains State Park. It was great! The nights were a little cold at about 40 degrees F, but the days were fantastic. The views...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Nice RV spots with full hookups. Convenient access. Interesting small towns to visit in the area. We enjoyed our stay.

1  Thank Janis W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

There is not whole a lot to do in Ft Davis, so i guess after the Observatory the park is the place to check out. There are some nice hiking trails and you can meet some wild life (apparently they've got LOTS of birds out...More

1  Thank maniunchik
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

What can I say. I loved it! Having come from our huge metropolitan city, I greatly enjoyed the fresh air and the beautiful mountains. We were pleasantly surprised at how green it was there. We hiked the Indian Lodge trail, the most challenging one in...More

1  Thank DandTLee
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Hike or cycle through the mountains. Drive the scenic loop near dusk and you might see a nice size mule deer. Pack some snacks and hike...the trails we were on were moderate difficulty and took about 2-2.5 hrs. Very clean. Supposed to have golden eagles...More

Thank Gay E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Davis Mountains State Park goes the extra mile for their visitors. They have a great interpretive center suitable for young and old. The bird habit connects to the center allowing a good view of their feathered visitors. Plus there is a nicely labeled pollinator garden...More

Thank Ranleigh
Reviewed 14 August 2017

ABSOLUTE AWESOMENESS! You'd think that it would be miserably hot in West Texas in the middle of summer, but the elevation is such that it didn't get much above 90 during the day and into the 60 & 70's at night. Plus, the summer is...More

Thank PatPerry
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29 November 2017|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
There is no where to swim at the park, but Balmorrhea State Park is about 33 miles away.
Gagan G
15 November 2017|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
A day isn't enough time, period. A super short hike, maybe check out the fort, going to the observatory during the day would eliminate what it's made for. Going to Marfa would be very time consuming. I go to places like this... More
26 October 2017|
Response from Ranleigh | Reviewed this property |
It's in Marfa. Actually outside of Marfa on Highway 90 near Valentine, Texas between Alpine and Marfa. You cannot miss it. Search for "Prada Marfa" for more details.