• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Firearms Regulations

As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park.

It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park.

As a starting point, please visit our state’s website. http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/crime_records/chl/chlsindex.htm

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the carrying of firearms in National Parks can be found here: FAQS

Did You Know?

9th Cavalry on parade Fort Davis in the 1870s.

Units of the 9th and 10th Cavalry and 24th and 25th Infantry served at Fort Davis from 1867 through 1885. Organized after the Civil War with African American soldiers with white officers, these units compiled a notable record on the Indian frontier.