It seems the Davis Mountains just can’t catch a break. Just a few weeks after extinguishing the largest fire in Texas history, another fire burns in the Davis Mountains. Just east of Mount Livermore, the Tejano Canyon Fire was started by lightning and has burned 12,000 acres since Friday.Burnt historic CCC building at Davis Mountains State ParkThis happened just days after I left the area and received my first good look at the previous fire damage. This was my second
With the fire gone in the Fort Davis area, my wife and I were itching to get down there and see what it looked like. We planned a short overnight trip to camp in Balmorhea, as the Davis Mountains State Park still hadn’t opened yet. We didn’t have much time but were able to drive down Hwy 17 between Fort Davis and Balmorhea.Fire damage along Rose Pass, Davis Mountains TexasThe Davis mountain area is usually very yellow and green
The Texas Rockhouse Fire that destroyed over 40 homes and structures in Fort Davis and closed many area trails and parks is being reported as 95% to 100% contained. As the smoke and danger begin to subside parks and trails are reopening. A Lone Tree stands among the burnt grassland in Fort Davis Texas - Photo Credit: Texas Forest ServiceBalmorhea State Park has been open for several days now. Davis Mountains State Park is scheduled to reopen Saturday May 7th.
Two days ago the Fort Davis / Rockhouse Fire was still burning with 75% of the fire contained. Fires all across the state continue to burn aided by dry windy conditions. Texas is in desperate need of rain. Please be praying for the people effected by these fires. I have collected the following photos of Fort Davis Fire. I cannot claim credit, nor do I know who to give credit to. If you are one of the photographers and wish