Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center – Fort Davis, TX – 10/5/2018

We hiked this trail hosted by the Midland Walkabout Club. Open year-round, the Nature Center offers over five miles of hiking trails, in addition to the Desert Botanical Garden, the Cactus & Succulent Greenhouse, the Heritage Mining Exhibit, the Geologic Timeline display in front of the Powell Visitor Center, and Gift Shop. Open Mon-Sat 9-5; Sun (Apr-Oct only) 12:30-5:30.

Entrance to the Nature Center, entry fee $6.00 per person.

Path to the bird blind.

Bird Blind.

Stream of water at the bird blind.

Entering the Botanical Garden.

Ed at the overlook in the Botanical Garden.

Information about the cactus greenhouse.

Entering the cactus greenhouse.

Ed inside the Cactus Greenhouse.

Butterfly Garden. Camera didn’t catch any of the yellow butterflies I saw.

After the botanical garden we visited the Silver Mine Display

Ore car on display. Holds one ton of silver ore.

Information plaque at the start of the trail.

Trail splits here. Make two left turns to stay on the Upper Loop Trail back to the Visitor’s Center.

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I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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