• Mission San Jose

    El Camino Real de los Tejas

    National Historic Trail TX,LA

From the Rio Grande to the Red River Valley

Come on a journey that will carry you through 300 years of Louisiana and Texas frontier settlement and development on a Spanish colonial "royal road" that originally extended to Mexico City, Mexico.

Did You Know?

Daughters of the American Revolution granite marker sits on El Camino Real de los Tejas

Journals kept by early travelers on El Camino Real de los Tejas, a national historic trail, contain a wealth of information about the indigenous people they encountered, as well as the landscape, topography, plants, and animals. The Spaniards assigned place names to rivers, crossings, and campsites.