Our park museum will be closed April 15, 2013 till 2014. This will also affect our park orientation film screening; it will be limited to 8-10 visitors at a time. The rest of the park is open for visitation. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Map from Midland/Odessa to Fort Davis
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?
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.