• The churches of San Antonio were the heart of the Spanish colonal mission communities.

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

Park Planning

The following links will take you to different management documents for San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.
 

The National Park Service, in partnership with the San Antonio River Authority, is conducting a feasibility study to identify potential ways to connect sites and routes associated with El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trails to San Antonio Missions National Historical Park between Mission Espada and Rancho de las Cabras.

Public Meetings

NPS Feasibility Study Project Information

 
 

Reassessing Cultural Extinction: Change and Survival at Mission San Juan Capistrano, Texas, 2001
Table of Content
Chapters 1 - 3
Chapters 4 - 7
Chapters 8 -10
Appendices A - C
Appendices D - H

Did You Know?

Longhorn cattle evolved from 3 breeds of cattle that the Spanish imported in the 18th century.

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.