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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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Hours:
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 views!

We heard the park was a great place to do some easy hiking. The overlooks are spectacular! We started on a short hike suggested by the Park ranger. If you are not used to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Midland, Texas
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Midland, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We heard the park was a great place to do some easy hiking. The overlooks are spectacular! We started on a short hike suggested by the Park ranger. If you are not used to the elevation, be careful and go slow! Some of the places on the trail were pretty rocky and we should have worn our better hiking boots!... More 

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Hockley, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

My family has loved camping here for years. It's the best tent camping park that we've found. Guess since it's so far from the big cities and a good distance off the interstate, it has retained its peaceful ness.

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Nacogdoches, TX
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited the park when we vacationed in West Texas and Big Bend. The views from Skyline Drive are wonderful. Our next visit will include a stay at Indian Lodge so we can enjoy the park more at night. The campgrounds looked very nice and were full during Spring Break.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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156 reviews 156 reviews
29 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We passed this State Park twice on the way down from the McDonald's Observatory. Lots of cars turning in each time, so had to check it out. The Indian Lodge is located within the park is one reason. Appears to be a very popular RV and camping park. The best is the winding, hairpin curve Skyline Drive to the top... More 

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Davis Mountains State Park offers campers a quiet, comfortable base for exploring the rugged mountains of this remote region. Although not secluded, the campsites are roomy and far enough apart. The bathrooms are convenient and clean. We saw a variety of wildlife on our hikes through the park and enjoyed learning about the parks plants during a presentation at the... More 

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Dubois, Wyoming
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

For a daily entry fee around six dollars one can enjoy some spectacular hiking trails (note: many are steep)and convenient camping (extra fee) in one of the (literally and figuratively!) coolest areas of Texas. Staff here are overwhelmingly hospitable and helpful which makes the visit even more enjoyable. OK, so these are not the mountains of CO/WY/MT but they are... More 

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San Antonio, Tx
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed at the Indian lodge at this park. The view is amazing. Make sure to take the Skyline Drive up the mountain. I was unsure about taking it because I was just in a small Ford Focus. I made it up and down the mountain just fine. I would just make sure your brakes are good. There were several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed in the park at the Indian Lodge (AWESOME) and enjoyed the hike from the park to Fort Davis.

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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fantastic views from both the Indian Lodge Trail and the scenic drive in the park. The playground is pretty sad, with just two swings. Great location - you feel remote but are a short 5 minute drive to Fort Davis town.

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Educational great place to take the kids to learn. Fun place to run around and get a little history lesson

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