Prude Ranch

Address: PO Box 1907, Fort Davis, Texas, 79734, United States | Ranch
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This ranch, located on PO Box 1907, Fort Davis, is near McDonald Observatory, Davis Mountains State Park, and Fort Laramie National Historic Site.
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      Carlsbad Caverns (Whites City) to Fort Davis

      A travel blog entry by clarencejspm on Oct 28, 2014

      18 photos

      ... bite to eat in the diner before heading up the road to the McDonald Observatory, our reason for stopping here. We have reservations for the Star Party at 8:15pm, but hope to join the Twilight Program which runs beforehand as well. Luckily for us there are still some spaces and we go straight through to the auditorium. Tonight's Twilight Program is all about the moon. The presentation tells us all about the phases of the moon and what causes the different ...

      On to the Mountains!

      A travel blog entry by dhkidd on Jun 30, 2014

      21 photos

      ... We packed up, said goodbye to cousin Mary Ann at the front office, and headed out. We hated to leave the mountains!! We grabbed some pastries and fruit at the Porter’s Thriftway for breakfast, and drove to Marfa. Got out, looked at the "El Paisano" hotel where the movie “Giant” was filmed (James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, etc.). It is a very pretty hotel, with comfortable chairs in the lobby, a fountain outside, and a pool in ...

      Digging up Dom

      A travel blog entry by billhall on Feb 12, 2014

      43 photos

      ... got her stones for her collection of stones from around the world from the Rio Grande, and I used my film cameras to do a bit of photography. We met a couple from France in this area, and another couple from New Hampshire. When you're way out in the boonies like this and you both stop to tend to talk to each other. They're fellow travelers like us........checking out the dirty edges and odd places.

      From there, we head to ...

      McDonald Observatory

      A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey on Jun 05, 2013

      14 photos

      ... make for some of the darkest and clearest night skies in the region and provide excellent conditions for astronomical research.The Otto Struve Telescope, dedicated in 1939, was the first large telescope built at the observatory. It is located on Mt. Locke at an altitude of 2,070 m (6,790 ft). The summit of Mt. Locke, accessed by Spur 78 (which we stayed at the ...

      On Top Of The World

      A travel blog entry by patry on May 14, 2013

      2 comments, 14 photos

      ... part of the drive we felt like we were in the movie "Cars" with the dark beige and red flat top mountains and curving roads with nothing else to be seen for miles. It was a beautiful drive and we barely saw any other cars. The straighter sections of the highway had a speed limit of 80 mph (130 km/h) and it felt like we were driving into the "wild west".

      We stayed at Davis Mountains State Park ...