• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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?

Commanding officer's quarters during winter.

One of the most professional officers to command Fort Davis (1879-81) was Major Napoleon Bonaparte McLaughlen who enlisted as a dragoon (cavalry) private in 1850 and during the Civil War rose to the rank of brevet brigadier general.