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Your Guide to Fort Davis National Historic Site

Take a trip to Fort Davis National Historic Site. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Overview

Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars' frontier military post in the Southwest.

From 1854 to 1891, Fort Davis was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and on the Chihuahua Trail.

Directions

We are approximately 2.5 hours south of Midland/Odessa starting on I-20 to HWY 17, 3.5 hours North West of Del Rio starting on HWY 90 to HWY 118, 4 hours east of El Paso starting on I-10 to HWY 118 and 7 hours west of San Antonio starting on I-10 to HWY 17.

GPS: lat:30.59930381, long:-103.8961904

Physical address: 101 Lt. Flipper Dr. #1379, Fort Davis, TX, 79734

Mailing address: P.O. Box 1379, Fort Davis, TX, 79734

Fees

Per Person Fee over 15 years of age. 7 Day pass

All visitors within a non-commercial vehicle included. Visitors under 16 years of age are always Free. Per person fee may be more affordable for two adults. 7 day pass.

This fee is for 2 adults on one motorcycle. Per person fee may be more affordable for one adult. 7 day pass.

Weather

Summer Temperatures average a High of 95 and low of 65.

Winter Temperatures average a High of 60 and a low of 20.

Wind is very common and heavy rainfall is very sporadic.

Contact Information

Phone: 1-432-426-3224

Hours for Regular Hours

Daily Hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/foda/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM