Map from El Paso to Fort Davis
From El Paso take I-10 east to Van Horn. At Van Horn Take Highway US-90 east. Just south of Valentine take Highway 505 and then 166 east. Turn left on Highway 17 and follow it to the Fort or continue south of Highway 90 to Marfa and then turn left on Highway 17 to Fort Davis. Alternate Route: From Van Horn take I-10 east to Kent and then turn south on Highway 118 to the Fort. (About 4 hours)
Did You Know?
The legendary and mythical character of “Pecos Bill” is based on the life of William R. Shafter. Lt. Colonel Shafter took his men on exhausting expeditions in search of raiding Indian bands in the arid region of West Texas near the Pecos River. He commanded Fort Davis in 1871-72 and 1881-82.