We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Davis Mountains State Park

Address: Park Road 3, P.O. Box 1458, Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone Number: 915-426-3337
Improve this listing
96%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking, Birdwatching
Owner description: The scenic landscape is great for bird watching, biking and more.
Attraction details
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking, Birdwatching
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The scenic landscape is great for bird watching, biking and more.
Write a Review

160 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    102
    51
    6
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Bastrop, Texas
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Wildlife, great camping spots. Lots of places to hike or ride bikes. Breath of fresh air! Park staff were very helpful and nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mesa, Arizona
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We loved our first visit to this Texas State Park. It was quiet, clean facilities, and the staff was helpful. Tara did a great job with a Javalina program. The Lodge & Restaurant were closed for cleaning/refurb so we will go back for another visit. The hiking trails were great - some with altitude, lovely views!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We camped here in a travel trailer for four nights. A lot of pull through sites are very nice with hookups and we especially appreciated the cable hookup so we could watch the college football championship game. Weather wasn't great for hiking, but we enjoyed the hiking trails anyway... just couldn't see a lot with the fog. Skyline drive was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New York City, New York
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Unusual rock formations, almost 10 miles of hiking trails through various parts of the park, interesting wildlife (javelinas), good place for camping

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Buda, Texas
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Camp sites are nicely spaced, most with good cover. Plan on no cell or data signal except on Skyline Trail and Road and high points in park. Park staff very friendly and helpful in all areas. Indian Lodge was beautiful and would be well worth the money to stay in! Trails are easily navigated, but can be strenuous on the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The park was awesome, brilliant hikes with spectacular views. Camping was fun. Facilities at the park were great. We had a very relaxing vacation, will definitely return.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Midland, Texas
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Majestic, rugged beauty. Great hiking and modern conveniences like wifi. Black Bear restaurant at Indian Lodge is very good if you're tired of roughing it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Corpus Christi, Texas
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This state park has cool weather even during the blast furnace of a West Texas summer. It is high in the Davis Mountains making it one of the most pleasant places to stay in the hot Texas summer. There are miles of great walking trails and you can walk directly to Ft Davis National Historic Monument. We will be coming... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
College Station, Texas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
41 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We just returned from four nights camping at this park, now my favorite in Texas after Enchanted Rock. With kids there is so much to keep you busy, between great hikes, beautiful surroundings, new interpretive center and bird blinds, Fort Davis, McDonald Observatory, and Marfa also not far away. Be prepared for wildlife; mountain lions possible, deer an javalina inevitable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Pedro, CA
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I stopped here for an afternoon hike and it was well worth it. The rangers were very friendly and helpful, identifying the best trails given the amount of time I had. The hike itself was breathtaking, with sweeping views of the mountains and the rest of the park. All the roads and trails I used were noticeably well-maintained. If you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Davis Mountains State Park also viewed

 

Been to Davis Mountains State Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Davis Mountains State Park and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
San Marcos, texas
Freeport, Texas, United States
San Antonio, Texas

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Davis Mountains State Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?