Directions to Mountain Trails Lodge in Fort Davis, Texas
Mountain Trails Lodge (formerly Davis Mountains Education Center) is located one mile south of Fort Davis on Highway 118.
Google maps does not find us using our physical address. But these GPS coordinates will steer you to our front gate: 30.581068, -103.883629.
From the north or east (Dallas, Midland/Odessa, San Antonio, Houston), follow I-20 west to Pecos or I-10 west to Balmorhea. Take the Highway 17 exit south to Fort Davis. When you reach Fort Davis, turn left and follow Highway 17/118 through town. Just past the courthouse, veer left towards Alpine on Highway 118 south. About .8 mile south, turn left through the entrance gate.
From the west (New Mexico, El Paso), follow I-10 east to Van Horn. Take the Highway 90 exit, and turn right at the light. Follow Highway 90 east through Valentine. Several miles past Valentine, you will see a sign for Fort Davis. Turn left onto highway 505. Follow Highway 505 northeast to Highway 166. Turn right, and follow Highway 166 East to the junction of Highway 17. Turn left and follow Highway 17 to Fort Davis. At the “Y,” bear right towards Alpine on Highway 118 south. About .8 mile south, turn left through the entrance gate. REMEMBER WHEN TRAVELING FROM EL PASO OR NEW MEXICO, THERE WILL BE A TIME CHANGE OF ONE HOUR FORWARD TO CENTRAL TIME.
Top photo of entrance by Dave Larson