• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Map from Midland/Odessa to Fort Davis

Map from Midland/Odessa to Fort Davis, Texas.
 
From Midland/Odessa take I-20 west to Pecos. From Pecos take Highway 17 south through Balmorhea to Fort Davis. (About 2.5 hours)

Did You Know?

Cavalry demonstration Fort DavisNHS.

Fort Davis never had a fort wall or palisade. In fact, most western military forts built after the Civil War did not have walls around them. Forts with wooden palisade walls (as depicted in many classic movies) were actually very rare in the West.