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

    San Antonio Missions

    National Historical Park Texas

Fees & Reservations

Photography, Filming, Special Uses

No fees are charged for park entry or visitor activities during regular hours of operation.

Reservations are not required for entry or activities. Education groups and youth groups are required to make a reservation even if planning to self-guide. The park also requests notification of large adult groups in order to plan for staffing levels.

Formerly the Golden Age, Access, and Eagle Passes
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass
Since San Antonio Missions does not charge any fees, the folllowing nearby parks have the new passes. Or they can be acquired at the first federal park, forest, or campground that charges a fee.

Padre Island National Seashore

Amistad National Recreation Area

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.