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Davis Mountains State Park

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Address: Park Road 3, P.O. Box 1458, Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone Number: 915-426-3337
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Biking, Birdwatching
Description: The scenic landscape is great for bird watching, biking and more.

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Great Escape from the Busyness of Life!

If you are looking for a different view other than concrete and cubicles, this is your place. The Davis Mountain State Park offers a variety of walking paths/trails for all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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dallas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a different view other than concrete and cubicles, this is your place. The Davis Mountain State Park offers a variety of walking paths/trails for all levels. Once you've winded through the mountains and arrived at the front gate of the park, you will immediately notice a manageable environment to set up camp and relax. My... More 

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West Texas
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

While it caters to campers and hikers, the famous Indian Lodge (built by the CCC in the 1930s) is also located here. The Black Bear restaurant also serves the local village of Fort Davis. So there is something for everyone. There are great views from the skyline drive.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Constructed by the CCC during the depression, this park takes advantage of a prime location, location, location. With excellent campsites, a bird viewing center, and an incredible Lodge, this park offers some of the most challenging and beautiful hikes to be found in the state. The easiest trails (Headquarters trail, Montezuma Quail) give no idea of the rigors offered by... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A bit far to get there, but a pretty nice park. Went in June, and was very pleasant. Saw lots of wildlife in the park. Several nice picnicing areas with a nice view.

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This state park is just a few minutes' drive from the historic town of Fort Davis. The park is small but quite beautiful. Also worth a visit is the historic Indian Lodge, a beautifully situated historic structure. The food at the Black Bear Restaurant is OK, but not outstanding. Here is a link to photos of the park: https://plus.google.com/photos/101782322416062616765/albums/6159949035788978177

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This park is small in comparison to Big Bend, but it's beautiful, with lovely views of the mountains. It even has an area to view birds behind a large blind. That was worth the price of admission, watching the birds feeding, flying around, and competing for the feeders. We got some great pictures of the surrounding mountains and enjoyed lunch... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a small park and there are not too many trails, but some of the trails available are nice Nd offer a good chance to see the vegetation and appreciate the vistas and landscapes. Nice new bird feeding station. Campgrounds are nice, but not the most private we have seen and a busy road runs very close to many... More 

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Trenton, NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The park personnel make a special effort to attract birds, providing a large blind, all kinds of food, and water for the birds. We were able to observe a Montezuma Quail for at least a half hour and all kinds of other birds, including 2 species of orioles.

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Sanger, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Best of the Texas State parks, full hook up rv sites, some with cable TV. WiFi in park has fair reception. We were there during the fall nights were cool days perfect. Close to Mcdonald observatory do the star party lots of stars.

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Midland, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Son and I camped here for a couple nights a year ago. I loved the scenery, the hiking trails, the fresh air, and the animal sightings (deer, skunk, javelina, birds). With the wet spring we've had it's probably even more beautiful now. It was kind of dry and recovering from a big fire when we went last year. I'd go... More 

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Additional Information about Davis Mountains State Park

Address: Address: Park Road 3, P.O. Box 1458, Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone Number: 915-426-3337
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Davis
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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