• Mission San Jose

    El Camino Real de los Tejas

    National Historic Trail TX,LA

Things To Do

Numerous activities are available along El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail. These include hiking, driving, visiting museums and visitor centers, stopping at parks, and touring historic communities established during the Camino Real era.

Public lands and state parks along the trail route preserve trail resources in Texas and Louisiana. Please visit Places To Go to learn about these sites that are open for public use. Other trail sites are on private property and may not be open to the public.

An official brochure for El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail is currently (2013) under development. Until this is completed and made available, please consult local guidebooks for recreational activities and other things to do.

Did You Know?

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

El Camino Real de los Tejas and the Old San Antonio Road, now a national historic trail, served as an avenue for continuity and change, bringing cultural innovations into Texas from the north, as it had earlier brought Spanish-Mexican institutions from the south.