Overland Trail Campground

RV Park

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510 State St.
Fort Davis, TX 79734
432-426-2250
888-478-5267
Official Website

GPS: 30.5913, -103.8927

Last Price Paid: $25
Number of Sites: 32
Pad Type: dirt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 4888 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
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Justbreezinalong
Albuquerque, NM
26 Airstream Flying Cloud
20 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 5

Justbreezinalong would stay here again

“ Best Option for Walking Around Town”

Reviewed Feb 10, 2018

Overall Rating

My wife had to make a run back home for some film work. Rather than add another 950 miles of towing, I had her drop me and the trailer off at Overland Trail RV in Fort Davis while she handled business.

Fort Davis is a small, West Texas town and is historically fascinating. From the park, you can walk to the original Fort Davis, the downtown square, a few restaurants, bars, and a grocery store.

The park itself is a bit tired. The owner is a retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant and gets all due respect for his service. And, he’s a super nice guy. But he needs some work campers or staff to help him to let this park reach its potential.

The bathhouse is in poor condition and rodent droppings are scattered throughout. A little gravel in the pad areas would mitigate some of the dust and dirt (West Texas is suffering from drought so no issues with the dead grass).
The picnic tables are warped from exposure and haven’t seen paint in a long time.

The place has tons of potential, it just needs elbow grease and a little cash to bring it back. On the bright side, it has cable TV. I could not manage to get on the WiFi, but cell service was a solid 3 bars of LTE on ATT.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


8 reviews
Nightly rate: $23
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 10
“A small place that works well for the area.”

Reviewed Mar 15, 2017

Overall Rating

Good place to stay if going to the McDonald Observatory. However, remember this is a small town in west Texas so this is not the ritz. Sites are dirt only. Both full and water/electric hookups for RV are available. Also a tent camping area. As the whole campground is gravel/grass/dirt it is dusty. Our rate was based on a 15% discount for vets. Staff was friendly. Did not evaluate restrooms. Great location, probably the best of all local campgrounds, as it is within walking distance of all of town with the exception of the local grocery store. Good cable TV and wifi was very good.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Connectivity:
  • cable tv
  • wifi: free
Recreation:
  • picnic area
  • playground
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • laundry
  • restrooms: flush
  • rv rental
  • rv storage
  • showers
  • trash
Discount Clubs:
  • Military Discounts
  • Passport America
Pets:
  • pets

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