Davis Mountain State Park, Ft. Davis, TX

Lat/Lon: 30* 35′ 44.75″N, 103* 55′ 22.34″W

A short 80 miles from Van Horn, TX, along quiet secondary roads got us to Ft. Davis, TX.  At 5,000′ Ft. Davis is the highest town in the state.  The old fort is a National Historic Site.

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View of the enlisted men’s quarters

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About 2 -3 miles from town is the Davis Mountain State Park where we are staying.  The place is beautiful, located in the Davis Mountains of West Texas.  This park more than made up for last night’s site, quiet, full hook-ups and gorgeous surroundings.  Build in the 1930’s by the CCC with trails running up through the mountains with spectacular views.

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another view from the State Park

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looking down at our campsite

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