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Fort Clark Springs, Brackettville

#111 of 146 in Historic Sites in Texas
Fort Clark Springs is a 2700 acre gated resort bordering US Highway 90 in Brackettville, Texas. Permanent residents, Winter Texans, and visitors from all over the world embrace the historical significance and natural beauty surrounding this unique place. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fort Clark was a U.S. Military Fort in operation for almost 100 years, from 1852 to shortly after WWII. Fort Clark Springs is located between the Balcones Escarpment and the Texas Lower Rio Grande Valley, and is nourished by the Las Moras Springs. The unique eco logical attributes create an oasis in South Texas which has become an inviting place to visit or to call home, amongst diverse wildlife and has several amenities such as a Historic Buildings, Museum, Restaurant, Motel, RV Park, Golf Course, Bird Sanctuary, Hiking Trails, and Spring fed pool. The Fort Clark Springs Association has developed a peaceful, secure place to live and relax while carefully preserving a prominent place in the history of the United States.
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  • We had a great stay! Clean showers. Nice laundry room with maintained washers and dryers and nice irons with ironing board. Friendly staff  more »
  • My family is from Bracketville. Wonderful family history at Ft. Clark. This is a small old fort with quite a history. Please walk around the place, learn about the fort. I think it is beautiful. Sprin...  more »
  • Beautiful and relaxing. Can not begin to describe how freaking awesome the pool and location are. Helpful staff if you are having an event!! Amazing!  more »
  • This is a place to visit and do things like the swimming pool. It's water comes f a fresh water spring and if you want to cool off the is the place. Then if you feel like eating there are places on the Fort and just a few minutes away in town. There's also things to do like fishing in our creeks and see all the wildlife. There are even trails for hiking and golf carts. Lots more !
  • Good place for hunting trips. I shot my first axis deer there
  • I went here to see the historic fort and learn more about it. It had an amazing history. However, I discovered that their museum is only open for a few hours on Saturday afternoons and the historic buildings are used as private residences. This place neither honors its legacy or would be a nice place to live. It looked so cheap and disgraceful. I drove around the tennis courts and saw grass growing up through cracks in the concrete. Pathetic. Maybe they have a good swimming hole for locals. But, I wouldn't take my dog for a walk there. Here are a few photos as an attempt to honor its history. Very disappointing.
  • Rooms should have vanity in bathroom and better lighting. Would be nice if there was another choice of place to eat on fort.
  • The hotel is kept in poor condition. Would be a great place if they put money back into the hotel

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