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Clayton’s Overlook Loop

Fort Davis, Texas

based on 2 reviews



1.5 miles

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Added by Em Roth

Clayton’s Overlook is a moderate hike at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Research Center. This climb will take you to the highest spot in the park.

Visit the Chihuhuan Desert Institute website for an area map and additional information. 

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Clayton’s Overlook Loop Reviews

Sunny, upper 50s, comfortable enough in jeans and tshirt. A little rough for the two dogs but they seemed hell bent on reaching the top. Overall not too bad for them. Beautiful rock formations and 360 view at top.

This hike is about 1.5 miles overall. It isn’t too hard, but make sure you take plenty of water and stop for breaks. The path is clearly marked. The view from the top is breathtaking. It is the highest peak around, so you can see for miles in all sides.

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