• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Operating Hours & Seasons

Reenactors in the enlisted men's barracks.

NPS Photo by Max Kandler

Open: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time



Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.



2014 Free entrance to Fort Davis NHS (and all units of the National Park Service):
Make plans now to visit the national parks on these 2014 fee-free dates:


  • January 20
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 15-17
    Presidents Day weekend
  • April 19-20
    opening weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25
    National Park Service Birthday
  • September 27
    National Public Lands Day
  • November 11
    Veterans Day



Did You Know?

Fort Davis post hospital about 1885.

Medical treatment at Fort Davis represented state-of-the-art medicine of the 19th century. The soldiers at Fort Davis and other frontier posts probably received medical treatment as good or better than what the average American received at the time.