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Davis Mountains State Park

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Address: Park Road 3, Fort Davis, TX 79734
Phone Number: 915-426-3337
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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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We try to get out here at least twice a year. No matter when you go, it is beautiful. Right now, they have had wonderful rainfall and the area is more green than I have ever seen... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Coldspring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We try to get out here at least twice a year. No matter when you go, it is beautiful. Right now, they have had wonderful rainfall and the area is more green than I have ever seen it. There are many hiking trails. There are two nice bird blinds. We always see between thirty and fifty species of birds here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

very well kept and the staff is very courteous. We stayed at the Indian Lodge and really loved it !! With your state park pass you can also visit other attractions close by.

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Terrell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the hiking and the camping here! Beautiful night sky and very quiet...definitely coming back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Quiet and lovely. Lots of hiking trails. You can hike the back trail from the state park to the old fort. Night skies are spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We are birders so this area was absolutely amazing for us. But lots of campers everywhere, family reunions, church groups, etc. So much room for everyone. Rock climbing, hiking seem to be the big sports. Pretty area. Highly recommend a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautiful area! Good hiking area the State Park us well maintained, there is a great natural spring watering hole close by Balmorhea but camping is not that great. Prepare for the west Texas winds. Great star gazing and the UT McDonald Observatory is in the area.

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Midland, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We decided to stay here over the 4th of July weekend and were not disappointed. For a holiday weekend, we expected the campgrounds to be louder than it actually was. In fact, once the sun went down, we didn't hear much of anything throughout the night. The view from the top of the mountain was phenomenal and the sunset was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A short distance from the McDonald Observatory, and north of Big Bend national park...both well worth a visit. We stayed at the Indian Lodge in the park for two nights, and as one activity took a very (and somewhat unexpectedly as we are not typically nature walkers or bird-watchers) with the on--site state trooper/park ranger. He was very affable, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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Additional Information about Davis Mountains State Park

Address: Park Road 3, 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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