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Desert Mountain Oasis
38 reviews
· Fort Davis, Texas
10 acres
5 sites
2 Lodging
1 RV
2 Tent
Mountain Trails Lodge was built in the 1930s as a drive-up motor court. It operated as a tourist court and restaurant through the 30s, 40s, and 50s. It has changed hands and been updated and renovated over the years. Most recently, it has housed Mountain Trails Lodge & Outdoor Learning Center and Come & Take It BBQ, leading educational tours and feeding groups delicious homemade meals in the historic dining room. Campers have access to a bathroom with shower that was part of one of the original motor court rooms, as well as a sunroom that was added on sometime mid last century. 
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Fort Davis, Texas, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Jenny T.Joined in January 2021
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within an hour
45 ratings · 38 reviews
Leah D.recommends
September 22, 2022
Tent Camp at Historic Lodge
Preserving West Texas History
I am such a fan of communities such as this, with the added bonus of the historical building on site. I felt very safe the whole time I was here, and as a solo traveler this is very important to me. The community center was a beautiful and well maintained building with a bathroom and hot shower, located just next to the campsite. They have a large selection of games and books about the area inside. The road on site was easy to navigate. A quick note, while driving in from the east, I did lose cell service until about 20 minutes from Ft. Davis, but had strong service once I got into town. I was able to pitch my tent very close to the parking area and was comfortable all night. All in all, this was a great stop on my road trip and I highly recommend it.
Hunter P.recommends
August 26, 2022
Site 2 - Mountain View Duplex Cabin
Road trip
This cabin was perfect for our needs. Dark skies, great for stargazing, and the host is extremely friendly. Thank you for a great stay!
Marie P.recommends
June 25, 2022
Site 2 - Mountain View Duplex Cabin
Best place to stay
So peaceful, clean and relaxing. The cabin was clean and the sheets were fresh. I really enjoy the stay here.
Emily B.recommends
June 14, 2022
Tent Camp at Historic Lodge
Jenny was a fantastic host! So hospitable, she made our trip even better than we hoped! Me and my friends were in a bind trying to find a spot to camp in near Marfa and were pleasantly surprised to find Jenny’s place. Got a warm shower and a good night sleep and even got to stargaze. Would definitely stay again!
Elizabeth H.recommends
May 30, 2022
Tent Camp at Historic Lodge
Great place!
Loved our stay! Everything was well prepared & no inconveniences. Great staff communication! Would stay here again!
Emily O.recommends
May 1, 2022
Tent Camp at Historic Lodge
This was a perfect mix of the fun of tent camping with amenities to keep things from getting stressful! Sunroom full of beautiful flowers, the office off the sunroom had a wonderful selection of books and games, and the patio with grills and a refrigerator meant I could keep my coleman and icebox in the car and not worry about lugging it around! The campground faces a gorgeous mountain, the whole tent area feels like you are camping in a desert themed botanical garden, and though we only stayed one night we saw 3 hummingbirds! Will definitely return and for a much longer visit next time!
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