A New God and King

After 10,000 years, the people of South Texas found their cultures, their very lives under attack. In the early 1700s Apache raided from the north, deadly diseases traveled from Mexico, and drought lingered. Survival lay in the missions. By entering a mission, they foreswore their traditional life to become Spanish, accepting a new religion and pledging fealty to a distant and unseen king.

Features

Park is a World Heritage Site

San Antonio Missions are a World Heritage Site

World Heritage Committee inscribed the Missions of San Antonio on the World Heritage List by consensus at its 39th session, July 2015, Bonn, Germany

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Getting Around the Park - Auto, Bus, Hike, Bike

Getting Around the Park - Auto, Bus, Hike, Bike

Information & directions for getting around the park, all in one brochure. Download a copy today!

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Becoming a Junior Ranger

Explore, Learn, & Protect

Ask at the Visitor Center or one of the contact stations for a free Junior Ranger book before you start your visit.

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Find us on Facebook!

Find us on Facebook!

A good way to keep up with the day-to-day activities and things of interest concerning the park.

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Superintendent's Compendium 2014

Superintendent's Compendium 2014

The regulatory provisions established for the proper management, protection, government and public use of San Antonio Missions National Historical Par

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