• 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?

Mission San José grist mill grinds wheat and not corn.

San José's grist mill in San Antonio Missions National Historical Park never ground corn, only wheat? The mill was built late in the mission period; by then the mission Indians had acquired a taste for wheat-based foods. Today the mill is mostly a reproduction, and is in operation five days a week.