PO Box 1379
Fort Davis, TX 79734
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.
Hours + Fees
Open: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day , and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
Call for other holiday closures - (432) 426-3224
Map + Directions
From El Paso
Take I-10 east to Van Horn. At Van Horn take Highway 90 east. Just south of Valentine take Highway 505 and then 166 east. Turn left on Highway 17 and follow it to Fort Davis or continue south on Highway 90 to Marfa and then turn left on Highway 17 to Fort Davis. Alternate Route: From Van Horn take I-10 east to Kent and then turn south on 118 to Fort Davis. (About 4 hours)
Take I-20 west to Pecos. From Pecos take Highway 17 south through Balmorhea to Fort Davis. (About 2.5 hours)
From San Antonio
Take I-10 west to Balmorhea. Then take Highway 17 south to Fort Davis. (About 7 hours)
From Del Rio
Take Highway 90 west to Alpine. From Alpine take Highway 118 north to Fort Davis. (About 3.5 hours)