Operating Hours & Seasons
Comal Springs, Hays County, Texas: Comal is the Spanish word for basin, which somewhat describes the local geography. In 1764 French explorer Louis Juchereau de St. Denis visited the springs. They eventually became a paraje (resting place) on El Camino Real de los Tejas.
There are many historic sites, museums, and parks (federal, state, and local) along El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail. Operating hours vary from site to site.
For more information, c
ontact individual sites by going to Places To Go
and Passport Program
, where sites are listed by state, and there is an interactive map to search for sites.
Trail brochures can be found on the Publications
web page or contact
the National park Service National Trails Intermountain Region.