Park entrance fee or Texas State Park Pass required for access.
Need to Know
Park entrance fee or Texas State Park Pass required for access. Bring plenty of water and sunscreen is highly recommended, regardless of the season.
Suitable for trail running. Steep areas up and down the ridge line. Lots of rocks.
Start at the parking lot behind the Indian Lodge. Follow the Indian Lodge Trail
until the trail wraps around the Indian Lodge Trail
Rock Outcrop. Take the path to the outcrop for great views of the park and Davis Mountains, with shade under the oak trees. Return to Indian Lodge Trail
and follow it up along the ridge line. There are good views of both the park, as well as the Davis Mountains from the ridge line.
You should also be able to spot the McDonald Observatory from here too. The trail winds back down the ridge line for more views of the Davis Mountains. When you reach the junction with the Montezuma Quail Trail
, take a right. Follow the Montezuma Quail Trail
back down to the main park road. Take a right at the park road and follow it back toward the Indian Lodge. There is a park restroom along this portion of the road. When you get near the lodge, take a right at the unmarked path and follow it back to the parking lot.
Flora & Fauna
Typical West Texas flora and fauna can be found here. Yucca is very prevalent along the Indian Lodge Trail
Shared By: Richard White