• 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

Long before Spanish entradas (first explorations) into the American Southwest, American Indian trails crossed Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana. Some of these same routes provided access for later traders, soldiers, and immigrants following El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail.