Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center

Nearly 5 miles of trails, botanical garden & greenhouse, bird blind, mining exhibit & gift shop.

Open year-round Mon-Sat 9-5

Sundays, March-Oct 12:30-5:30

Phone: (432) 364-2499

Historic Prude Ranch Continuing Education Programs

Jeff Davis County Library

Located in Memorial Square, Fort Davis, TX

Monday – Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm

Phone: 432-426-3802
Address: PO Box 1054, Fort Davis, TX 79734

Overland Trail Museum

The museum is located on the historic San Antonio-El Paso Road/Southern Overland Trail. It contains many unique and varied displays depicting early life in the West including the original Valentine Post Office and telephone switchboard, early medical paraphernalia, a restored pioneer settlers kitchen, an original curling machine, and numerous early photographs of pioneer settlers and buildings. The Museum is owned and operated by The Fort Davis Historical Society. Donations Accepted.

Hours: 1pm to 5pm Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays. Closed December, January and February. Educational programs and guided tours available. Special tours may be arranged by contacting Pat Draheim (432) 426-3404.

Phone: (432) 426-3404
Physical Address: 511 N. Fort St. , (and 3rd St.), Fort Davis, TX 79734
Mailing Address: PO Box 233, Fort Davis, TX 79734


Museum of the Big Bend

Start your journey to Big Bend National Park at the Museum of the Big Bend!

For more than 70 years the Museum of the Big Bend has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Encompassing the Davis Mountains and the borderlands of Mexico, the Big Bend has been inhabited for over 11,000 years. The Museum of the Big Bend’s goal is to showcase this human history and culture reflected through the contributions of the Native Americans, the Spanish, the Mexicans and the Americans.

The Museum is located in Alpine at the northeast corner of the Sul Ross State University campus and can be reached from Entrance Two on U.S. Highway 90 or Entrance Four from Harrison Street. Once on campus, follow the small, brown signs. Admission is free. Donations are always welcomed. The museum is handicap accessible. Guided Tours are available by appointment.

Hours: Closed on Mondays
Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm

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Phone: (432) 837-8143
Address: 400 N Harrison, Alpine, TX 79830

ROMP (Responsible Ownership of Marfa Pets)

We are a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free spay and neuter options and community education programs. Our base of operations is in Marfa, Texas. Our goal is to make spay and neuter a humanely acceptable and viable means to reduce pet overpopulation, suffering and homelessness.

“Stop Pet Overpopulation Today” (SPOT), our targeted low-income spay/neuter program, subsidizes the surgery provided by local area veterinary clinics to pets of qualified residents in Presidio, Jeff Davis, Brewster and Culberson Counties.

“ROMP in the Classroom” brings humane education to elementary school children.

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Phone: (432) 363-4738
Address: P.O. Box 1456, Marfa, TX 79843

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

A Partnership Program with the U.S. Small Business Administration
Business planning assistance for development, start-up, marketing, financing, expansion and training.

Phone: (432) 837-8694
Address: Centennial School Building, 500 W Avenue H, Suite 102, Alpine, TX 79830