Junior Ranger - Become a Junior Ranger. Start your visit to the missions by picking up an activity book at the Visitor Center. It's free!
Kid Zone - Explore the National Park Service on the web. Become a Web Ranger.
Books for Kids - Learn more about San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and the Spanish Colonial period of American history.
Did You Know?
that Texas longhorn cattle evolved from 3 breeds the Spanish imported to the Americas in the 17th and 18th centuries? They were the barrenda or piebald, the retinto, and ganado prieto. Modern longhorn have long legs and a narrow body - perfectly suited to travel long distances in dry, harsh country.