Davis Mountains State Park & Indian Lodge
29 miles north on TX 118
The park comprises over 2,700 acres with elevations ranging from
5,000-6,000 feet and oﬀers camping, birding, hiking, lodging and din-
ing. From the park, continue on TX 118 and TX 166 for a beautiful
drive along the 75-mile Davis Mountains scenic loop, which passes
the McDonald Observatory and Sawtooth Mountain.
Fort Davis National Historic Site
27 miles north on TX 118 in Fort Davis
One of the best surviving examples of frontier military posts in the
Marfa Lights Viewing Area
16 miles west on U.S. 90/67
The mysterious lights were ﬁrst observed and recorded in 1883;
they are still observed today.
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and Botanical Gardens
20 miles north on TX 118
Located on 500 acres in the foothills of the Davis Mountains, this
non-proﬁt organization promotes public awareness, appreciation
and concern for the natural diversity of the Chihuahuan Desert re-
gion through research and education. Features a visitor center, out-
door exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails and special events.
Davis Mountains Preserve
50 miles north on TX 118
The Nature Conservancy’s 33,075-acre preserve is open for out-
door activities including hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping
and birding on selected days each year.
• Free hot breakfast
• Free WiFi
• Seasonal outdoor
pool & whirlpool
• Business center
• Pet Friendly
• 100% smoke free
2401 East Highway 90, Alpine, TX
Texas Mountain Trail
A driving route through the six westernmost counties of Texas.
Highlights along the trail are historic sites, museums, state parks and
unique mountain and desert communities.
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