Category: Trails

Fort Davis National Historic Site – North Ridge Trail To Fort Davis Overlook

Fort Davis National Historic Site – North Ridge Trail To Fort Davis Overlook

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 A connecting trail in Davis Mountains State Park, called the Fort Access Trail,  connects to the North Ridge Trail in Fort Davis National Historic Site.   The National Historic Site's trail leads to an overlook.  The above picture was taken at the Fort Davis Overlook (Also Known As Scenic Overlook 5,200 feet).  … Continue reading Fort Davis National Historic Site – North Ridge Trail To Fort Davis Overlook

Davis Mountains State Park – Skyline Drive Trail

Davis Mountains State Park – Skyline Drive Trail

Monday, August 24, 2020 Davis Mountains State Park Skyline Drive Trail is a favorite.  In my forties, I hiked the trail starting at the trailhead next to the Interpretive Center, hiked all the way to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Overlook at the end of Skyline Drive and back.   It took most of the day … Continue reading Davis Mountains State Park – Skyline Drive Trail

Davis Mountains State Park – Montezuma Quail Trail

Davis Mountains State Park – Montezuma Quail Trail

Sunday, August 23, 2020 Montezuma Quail Trail in Davis Mountains State Park has two trailheads.    Both trailheads are on Park Road 3, the main road through the park.  The obvious trailhead, shown in the picture above is about half way between the ranger station and Indian Lodge. The second trailhead, shown below, is next … Continue reading Davis Mountains State Park – Montezuma Quail Trail

Davis Mountains State Park – Indian Lodge Trail

Davis Mountains State Park – Indian Lodge Trail

Friday, August 21, 2020 Indian Lodge Trail starts at Indian Lodge, goes up the mountain behind the lodge then follows the ridgeline  until it drops down and joins Montezuma Quail Trail.  Abundant views of Indian Lodge, Davis Mountains State Park and beyond are consistently amazing. The above annotated map shows the route taken from: campsite … Continue reading Davis Mountains State Park – Indian Lodge Trail