• Mission San Jose

    El Camino Real de los Tejas

    National Historic Trail TX,LA

Camino de la Laguna

camino de la laguna
Christopher Talbot

Camino de la Laguna, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

In 1767 José de Urrutia prepared a map that clearly designated Camino de la Laguna as a road that advanced north from Los Adaes to La Laguna de Los Adaes. It’s location was confirmed on the ground during the development of the management plan and became part of the trail system located at Los Adaes State Historic Site.

Time period: 1700s
Ownership: Public (Louisiana Office of State Parks)

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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.