A Frontier Post

Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars' frontier military post in the Southwest. From 1854 to 1891, Fort Davis was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and on the Chihuahua Trail. Read More

Artillery firing on the parade ground. Smoke billows from the 3 inch ordnance rifle.

Special Events Home

The park hosts special events through out the year. Click Special Events Home for dates.

An 1800s soldier in blue wool holds two camels with packed saddles on the fort grounds.

Fee Free Days

Five Free Admission days to all National Parks in 2020

Junior Ranger Badge that says Fort Davis on it

Junior Ranger Program

Kids can become junior rangers by completing a scavenger hunt around the park!

A soldier in blue wool outfit on one knee proposing to his future bride and her daughter.

Special Use Permits

Special use includes non-personal videography, after hour photography, weddings and other non-typical park uses and times.

A red, white, and blue book cover with Fort Davis written in block lettering.

Handbook of Fort Davis online.

This is the complete online copy of the Historical Handbook No. 38 titled Fort Davis.

Night Tours 2021 TBD

Night Tours 2021 TBD

One October Night Only, come see Old Fort Davis by lantern light!! - FREE

Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People

Don't just think of us as a Historic Site were also a fun outdoor park! We have hiking trails for you to enjoy nature, views & exercise.

Tee-Shirts mugs and more

WNPA Partner - Park Store!

Tee-Shirts, mugs, passport cancellation stamps, and more

Last updated: July 25, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1379
101 Lt. Flipper Dr. #1379

Fort Davis , TX 79734


(432) 426-3224

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