Beautiful Views and Wildife at Davis Mountain State Park

Title Image: Pink & White lettering say "Hiking with Kids at Davis Mountain State Park," Background photo by Mariana Abeid-McDougall. A father, two girls and one boy pose for a photo on the trail at Davis Mountain State Park. They are all holding walking sticks. A tree is to their left, and a mountain is behind them.

The trail is steep, but the views are worth it.

The sun is high in the sky. Below it, there are two mountains, and a road runs below them.


Davis Mountain State Park is one of the many natural treasures of Texas, and it’s any hiking lover’s dream. Here, even the easy hikes are rugged, and all moderate hikes require climbing, which brings you incredible views of the park.


A father and three children hike up a mountain at Davis Mountain State Park


And when you’re finished with your hike, you might just get a reward. For us, it was these beautiful deer, waiting for us at the bottom.


two deer munching leaves off a tree at Davis Mountain State Park


There were several of them, on each side of the road.

After a lovely day at Davis Mountain State Park, we make our way to Jeff Davis County, getting ready for the Star Party at McDonald Observatory.


A family poses by the a Trail sign at Davis Mountain State Park. The mother is wearing a black t-shirt, black pants, a pink cowboy hat, and a grey and black backpack. She is holding a wooden walking stick. A 9-year-old daughter poses by the sign, along with her 4-year-old sister and 6-year-old brother.


What’s your favourite thing about hiking?


Pinterest Title Image. White and pink text reads: Hiking with Kids, Davis Mountain State Park, Texas, Background photo by Mariana Abeid-McDougall. a 4-year-old girl standings on a trail. She is holding a walking stick.


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