• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    The Visitor Center contact station is functioning out of the park auditorium. This is because the official Visitor Center is closed while it undergoes major rehabilitation. Completion date; summer 2014. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.

Public Transportation

A living history soldier takes children on an authenic army wagon ride.

Photo by Joe E. Jay

via Air: You can fly into either El Paso or Midland/Odessa, then rent a car and follow the directions to Fort Davis. If you have a private plane, both Alpine and Marfa have municipal airports.
via Train: Amtrak has service from San Antonio and Los Angeles that stops in Alpine. You can rent a car and take Highway 118 North to Fort Davis. (About 1/2 hour)

Did You Know?

Lady and soldier on horseback Fort Davis NHS.

Many Fort Davis officers brought their wives and families to the fort, and the women took an active lead in organizing social diversions. Balls, charades, dinner parties, and weddings were frequent and well-attended events.