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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Fort Davis, TX
Event Name: Fort Davis National Historic Site
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109862 2018/Y0230
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1A
Description: Fort Davis National Historic Site along Texas Highways 17 - 118 at the foot of Sleeping Lion Mountain and Hospital Canyon, is considered perhaps the best preserved of all the 19th Century frontier forts and one of the best preserved "Buffalo Soldier" forts in the west. The site is well maintained and thoughtfully restored with interpretive and historical displays, an excellent book shop and a museum. Partially restored and fully restored buildings are scattered throughout the 523 acre grounds. Cost is $3 to enter the park. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Martin Luther King Day. Pets not permitted in the public buildings of the site.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daylight
Location: Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce. This is a remote site. There is no walk box. Directions available via email. Email: gary.petersen@mygrande.net or finesusan25@gmail.com
Start Point / Driving Directions: After receiving the walk directions via email, the walk starts at the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce, located at #4 Memorial Square(On the South side of the Square across from the Courthouse).
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Most of the walk is on paved or dirt paths. Park of the 10K walk does have an elevation into the foothills, and this is rated 2C.
Host Club: Midland Walkabout
Contact: Carolyn Petersen (432) 770-9988
Website: www.midlandwalkabout.com
E-Mail Contact: gary.petersen@mygrande.net