• 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?

Wagon at Fort Davis NHS.

Fort Davis is located 400 miles from San Antonio and 200 miles from Franklin (present-day El Paso) on the San Antonio-El Paso Road. The road experienced an upsurge of traffic in the early 1850s following the discovery of gold in California.