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Davis Mountains State Park

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Address: Park Road 3, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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+1 915-426-3337
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

The scenic landscape is great for bird watching, biking and more.

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Pipe organ on the Hills

This is such an incredible site. Looking at it I could see a collection of fingers folding together like a window curtain. You just have to see it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Camilla S
San Marcos, Texas
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San Marcos, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is such an incredible site. Looking at it I could see a collection of fingers folding together like a window curtain. You just have to see it.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I lived in Texas for most of my life before moving overseas. I came here to West Texas for my first time and was taken away by the novelty (to me, of course) of mountains in Texas. And this park offers a nice area to get away and go for a hike. Definitely worth it.

Thank Vincent S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This park is beautiful and most people don't stop by here to go to Big Bend instead. Firstly, the park rangers and volunteers are absolute dears. We went on a Bird Viewing hike led by the ranger and it was so fun! Be at the park entrance by the time it's set for and then you follow the ranger to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the scenery here as it is so different from ours in Houston area. We loved the wildlife viewing area and interpretive center where we saw many migrating birds. The headquarters trail was a joke as it was very easy. We enjoyed the drive up Skyline Drive and at the top of the drive we were able to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed there December 29th 2016 - January 8th 2017. We have a 41' 5th wheel. The location was large (if a little lopsided) with lots of space between units. The park rangers were friendly and helpful. The bathrooms and showers were clean. The Davis Mountains are spectacular and the McDonald Observatory is only 16 miles away.... More 

Thank Ann C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An often underrated part of the Texas "triangle" consisting of three small but very interesting towns: Ft. Davis, Marfa and Alpine, (some people would add Marathon to this list), Ft Davis may have the most authentic charm. Overnight at the Drugstore Restaurant and Hotel, visit the friendly bookstore, hike in the Davis Mountains at Davis Mountain State Park, where you... More 

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G-Patch, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We simply could not believe the beauty of the Davis Mountains State Park! WOW! The Park is a stunning piece of land that is totally removed from everything. It's a great place to go and get away and just drink in all the natural beauty of west Texas. The roads are white-knuckle, hairpin, one lane roads, so drive slowly and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you have one of those childhood memories that you would recreate in a minute if you could? This park, along with the Indian Lodge, is that to me. I visited last month and it is identical to the lodge I visited when I was 13, which was (ahem) more than 40 years ago. It seems so untouched by time... More 

Thank Anna B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For hiking and camping, this state park ranks as one of my family's favorites. The rock formations and grasses typical of Fort Davis are gorgeous year-round. There was a fire in approx 2011 but the park has bounced back with beautiful foliage and color. There are numerous hikes suitable for children. Our 6 and 4 year olds conquered both the... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family did our first hike of 2017 at the Davis Mountains State Park. Our 4 year old and 9 year old completed the Indian Lodge Trail. It is a challenging hike with good elevation changes and narrow downhill paths. Gorgeous views from the top. If you're not a hiker check out the scenic loop where you can drive to... More 

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