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Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

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Take in the botanical garden and greenhouse trails that boast native plants, cacti, trees, and flowers. Don't leave out the geological trail to the top of the hill for a spectacular vista view. You have to see it to believe it!

Come take in breathtaking botanical gardens and greenhouse trails, or visit the Cactus and Succulent Greenhouse, which holds one of the largest Chihuahuan Desert cactus collections in the world with over 175 species of cacti and succulents.

Take a stroll through one of the many exhibits, like our Geological Timeline that contains 4.5 billion years of rock samples from the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. And don't leave out the hike up to Clayton's Overlook for a spectacular 360-degree vista view!

This trip is well worth your time; you'll have to see it to believe it!

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday–Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


  • Adults: $6.50
  • Children 12 & under: FREE

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Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
43869 Hwy 118
Fort Davis, Texas
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