Davis Mountains State Park
The Davis Mountains State Park and Indian Lodge are popular destinations in West Texas, located just a few miles west of Fort Davis. Both built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, the provide rich outdoor and cultural experience today and provide a model for investment in America that is enduring.
16 imagesMany popular hiking trails circle around and through Davis Mountains State Park, providing easy to challenging hikes with great vistas as a reward. One can see to McDonald Observatory in northwest and Fort Davis to the east. Picnic shelters built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's are still in use along the Skyline Ridge.
22 imagesBuilt by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's, Indian Lodge is a popular destination in the Davis Mountains State Park near Fort Davis. The old section is built with thick walled adobe and contains hand built furniture from the CCC.
17 imagesCottonwoods leaf out bright green along Limpia Creek in the Davis Mountains State Park, indicating water is at least seasonally available.
7 imagesSpring cactus blooms in the Davis Mountains State Park include Claret Cup, Small-Flowered Hedgehogs and Prickly Pear.