Fort Griffin State Historic Site

1701 N. US 283
Albany, TX 76430- Map It
(325) 762-3592

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Griffin State Historic Site is 15 mi. n. on US 283. Built in 1867, Fort Griffin was a major U.S. Army base. The town that grew around the fort became one of the most notorious places on the frontier. Ruins of the fort, including barracks, a mess hall and living quarters, are visible. A herd of Texas longhorn grazes in the 506-acre park. The visitor center houses interactive exhibits. . Guided tours are available. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
$4; $3 (ages 6-18). Guided tour $7; $6 (ages 6-18).
Hours: Daily 8-5. Visitor center daily 8-4:30. Campground daily 24 hours. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.