Operating Hours & Seasons

Reenactors in the enlisted men's barracks.
Men sitting at a table.

NPS Photo by Max Kandler

Park Grounds Open: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time
Visitor Center Open: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time

Holiday Closures:Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Entrance Fee-Free Days 2019:

  • January 21: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • April 20: First day of National Park Week
  • August 25: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 28: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

Self-guided tours of restored and re-furnished buildings (Park Brochure); hiking (connecting with trails of adjacent Davis Mountain State Park); and a 15-minute video shown every half-hour.

Pets on leash are permitted.

Individual/Group Visit Fees (Children 15 and under are free)

There are 3 options:
$10.00 per person - 7 Days
$20.00 per vehicle - 7 Days
$15.00 per motorcycle - 7 Days

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Fee for commercial groups is $10.00 per person age 16 and over. Educational groups may request a fee waiver in writing on school letterhead prior to visit.

Entrance Passes

Specific passes for free entrance to the park are honored and are also available at the Visitor Center. These include Senior (Golden Age), Access (Golden Access), Interagency Annual, Interagency Military and Fourth Grade passes.Click here for more information.

Fort Davis NHS Annual Pass

You can buy an annual pass to Fort Davis National Historic Site for $35.00. This pass will admit the pass owners and three other adults to the Fort for 12 months from the month of purchase.

Special Park Uses & Filming/Photography Permits

Commercial filming permits are arranged on an individual basis. ClickHereto do business with the park or contact the Superintendent at (432) 426-3224, ext. 220

Park Brochure

Last updated: November 6, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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

Fort Davis, TX 79734



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