The Best Hiking in Fort Davis

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Top hiking spots in and near Fort Davis

  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike North Ridge And Hospital Canyon Loop Trail

    2.2 mi / 347 ft gain
    North Ridge and Hospital Canyon Loop Trail is a 2.2 mile loop hike that is accessible year round located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Explore Fort Davis National Historic Site.

    First took some time to visit the historic buildings and exhibits. After that I toured the grounds and enjoyed the sights surrounding the fort.  I also took the time to hike 3 of the trails located within the fort boundaries. Very beautiful views of the mountains and of the wildflowers.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Old Ccc Trail

    5.8 mi / 961 ft gain
    Old CCC Trail is a 5.8 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike the Davis Mountains State Park Loop

    4.5
    3.3 mi / 900 ft gain
    The majority of the Davis Mountains are privately owned, but the state park is one of the few ways to access it. These mountains are surrounded by the Chihuahuan Desert and is one of three sky islands in Texas. There are many rare plants and species in the Davis Mountains that exist nowhere else....
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Old Ccc And Skyline Drive Trail

    3.3 mi / 574 ft gain
    Old CCC and Skyline Drive Trail is a 3.3 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Skyline Drive Auto Trail Drive

    4.7 mi / 708 ft gain
    Skyline Drive Auto Trail Drive is a 4.7 mile out and back hike that takes you past scenic views located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Indian Lodge Loop Trail

    4.7 mi / 1 ft gain
    Indian Lodge Loop Trail is a 4.7 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Chihuahuan Desert Outside Loop

    2.3 mi / 357 ft gain
    Chihuahuan Desert Outside Loop is a 2.3 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden

    1 mi / 26 ft gain
    Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center & Botanical Garden is a 1 mile loop hike where you may see local wildlife located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Stargaze at McDonald Observatory

    So, you’re in West Texas (or driving in from out of state) and maybe you’re bound for Big Bend National Park--because why wouldn’t you be? If you’ve budgeted your time wisely, you may have already planned for stops, but whether you have or not, consider revising your itinerary to include a short ...
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Hike Madera Canyon

    2.8 mi / 262 ft gain
    Madera Canyon is a 2.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Fort Davis, TX.
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  • Alpine, Texas

    Hike Hancock Hill

    1.8 mi / 301 ft gain
    Hancock Hill is a 1.8 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Alpine, TX.
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  • Fort Davis, Texas

    Drive the Davis Mountains Scenic Loop

    75 mi
    Drove from the intersection of I-10 and Texas 118 to Fort Davis . Stopped at the Davis mountains State Park. Visited the Fort Davis National Historic site, the Chihuahua Desert Nature Center and had a good dinner in Fort Davis. Continued on Texas 166 to Kent passing by some very impressive mounta...
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