Indian Lodge

Indian Lodge

The historic adobe lodge awaits to feed and restore you.Located high in the Davis Mountains, here you can take on the rugged terrain by foot, mountain bike or horseback.It’s as much a point of departure for adventure as it is the perfect destination for relaxation.

Things to Do

Indian Lodge is a full-service, historic hotel with 39 rooms, a restaurant, a meeting room, and a swimming pool. Rest, relaxation, good food, swimming, mountain biking and hiking are among the activities the Lodge has to offer. The Lodge is located within the boundaries of Davis Mountains State Park and guest have full use of the recreation & educational activities available at the park. There are foot trails into the mountains that cross Davis Mountains State Park and a scenic trail to the Fort Davis National Historic Site.

If you plan to swim at the park, read through our swimming safety tips before you come.

Ranger Programs

The Davis Mountains SP interpretive center that overlooks the wildlife watering station where scrub jays, white-wing doves, curve-billed thrashers, and rock squirrels are among the most common wildlife seen.

Get more information on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), which helped develop Indian Lodge and numerous other parks over 70 years ago, by visiting our CCC page that includes interactive on-line exhibits and education resources such as “The Look of Nature:  Designing Texas State Parks during the Great Depression” and “A New Deal for Texas Parks.”

Area Attractions

Nearby attractions include the following state parks and historical sites:  Davis Mountains State Park, Balmorhea State ParkBig Bend Ranch State Park and Monahans Sandhills State ParkMagoffin Home State Historic SiteHueco Tanks State Historic Site and Fort Leaton State Historic Site.

Other area attractions include Big Bend National Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, McDonald Observatory, the 72-mile scenic loop drive through the Davis Mountains, the Marfa Mystery Lights, and the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute and Visitors' Center. For information on the community of Fort Davis, visit the Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce website.

P.O. Box 1707
Fort Davis, TX 79734

Latitude: 30.592877

Longitude: -103.943596

(432) 426-3254

Reserve by phone: (512) 389-8982
Reserve by fax

Entrance Fees
  • No entrance fee : Free
Hours

Open daily.

Office Hours

Staffed 24 hours a day.

Black Bear Restaurant

Wednesday - Thursday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Busy Season

March through Labor Day

Climate

The mile-high altitude offers cool summer weather and crisp nights. Winter visitors may be treated to an occasional snowfall over the scenic landscape.

National Weather Service forecast for this area
Elevation

5,200 feet.

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