• Mission San Jose

    El Camino Real de los Tejas

    National Historic Trail TX,LA

Mission Tejas State Park

Mission Tejas State Park
Christopher Talbot
 

Mission Tejas State Park, Houston County, Texas

This 1.5-mile-long trail segment crosses an area that has remarkable visual integrity. The trail segment courses parallel to State Road 21 and at times crosses the highway. One of the Caddo Indian sites within the state park runs adjacent to the trail.

Time period: 1600s
Ownership: Public (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department)

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Did You Know?

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

El Camino Real de los Tejas was a conduit for trade, migration, and settlement across Texas. Now a national historic trail, El Camino Real helped to establish settlement patterns at continue to the present.