• Mission San Jose

    El Camino Real de los Tejas

    National Historic Trail TX,LA

Places To Go

There are many places of history and commemoration on El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail for you to visit. Discover museums, interpretive centers, and historic sites that provide information and interpretation. Please contact each site for closures or changes in hours before you go. These historic sites and interpretive facilities are organized by state geographically from west to east.

For federal sites on or near the trail in each state, visit Nearby Attractions.

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.