Davis Mountains State Park – Fort Davis TX

Description

From the Texas CCC Parks website: “An extensive mountain range provides the setting for one of the most majestic of the state parks and one of the earliest CCC projects in Texas. Work at Davis Mountains State Park commenced in June 1933…”

[CCC construction at the park included] Skyline Drive, Overlook Shelter, two Mess Halls (both adobe; one used by CCC as recreation hall for a short time, currently a residence; the other currently storage), Stone Picnic Tables, Stone Fireplaces, Stone Steps, and Latrine.

The park’s adobe ‘Indian Lodge’ was also built by the CCC, as was a rest stop located just outside the park.”

 

Source notes

Texas CCC Parks website

Wikipedia

Project originally submitted by Larry D. Moore on July 18, 2012.

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Location Info


Davis Mountains State Park
Fort Davis, TX 79734

Coordinates: 30.592715, -103.930687

One comment on “Davis Mountains State Park – Fort Davis TX

  1. Avatar James Key

    I fell of that tower when I was about 5 and lived in Midland. I had jumped up on the ledge and was walking along it when my dad yelled at me and I lost my balance. Very cool tower though!

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