• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Be A Junior Ranger

Junior Ranger badge and Mystery of the Talking Walls cloth patch.
 

Junior Ranger Program

A Junior Park Ranger program is available at the Visitor Center so children can learn more about Fort Davis during their visit. Participants must complete the program to the best of their ability to earn a free Junior Ranger badge or patch.

A version is available in Braille and in large text format for visually-impaired youth. Allow 1 to 1½ hours to complete.

 

WebRangers

Become a National Park WEBRANGER!

Kids! Become part of the new JUNIOR RANGER World Heritage Program!

Did You Know?

Painting of the first Fort Davis by Authur Lee.

On October 23, 1854, General Persifor F. Smith, in command of the Department of Texas, issued the order officially establishing Fort Davis. Smith, who had personally selected the site, named the post in honor of Secretary of War Jefferson Davis.