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Fort Davis National Historic Site

101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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Fun and interesting historic park in Fort Davis

The Fort Davis National Historic Site is full of interesting history and is well worth a stop if... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alexis B
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Nashville, Tennessee
History and lots of it

Ft. Davis National Historical Site is a must see. You need at least two hours here. It can take... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bobbie P
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A restored cavalry post that is open to the public.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Lt Henry Flipper Dr, Fort Davis, TX 79734
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+1 432-426-3224 ext. 220
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Fort Davis National Historic Site is full of interesting history and is well worth a stop if you're in the area! One surprising and interesting bit of history I learned while exploring the site is that it was where several African American regiments ("buffalo...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ft. Davis National Historical Site is a must see. You need at least two hours here. It can take more if you want. A lot of walking so put your comfortable shoes on. And don’t forget your camera. Don’t want to give away too much...More

Thank Bobbie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Davis is between the McDonald Observatory and Marfa. I can only imagine how rough it must of been for those staying there back in the day. It's settled in the mountains and the scenery was amazing.

Thank marklongrigg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a cold and overcast December day, and probably would have stayed longer and explored more had the weather been better. It would have been nice if we could have hiked one of the trails up the ridge, but it was cold and...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expected to see John Wayne riding up any moment...They have done a great job on the old calvary fort from 1800's...restoring main pieces...the setting is stunning surrounded on three sides by beautiful hills and rock formations.. Museum gives fascinating history of soldiers and the site...

Thank BentonHall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entry fee of $7 per person, no charge with an NPS Senior pass. We recommend viewing the video in the visitor center prior to touring the facility as it provided a good background on this interesting piece of American west history. Very little of the...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This was an excellent place to visit. Well preserved fort and some of the buildings have been restored and furnished to show how they would have looked when occupied. I really liked the background information about people who had lived there. The hospital information showed...More

Thank jgalwaysonholiday
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It is a pleasant site to visit, but nothing is really original. The guide kept saying that the items we were seeing were "authentic copies". So, they were just props. There was not much of interest to see. Lots of small buildings with no major...More

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It was a night tour and the tour guides were dress like in the 1800's and they used lanterns to guide. We had a great time and it was free. My 7 yr old has a great time watching the people reenact the old west...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We took a quick tour of this due to our limited time on our trip. It was well preserved and the park ranger was very friendly. We found out they have hiking trails there, but didn't have time to hike any. We did see a...More

Thank DandTLee
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