The primary goal of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is to help the public understand the Spanish colonial role and impact in the Southwest. Through understanding, park visitors will appreciate the significance of the missions, and help to preserve them.
For more information regarding San Antonio Missions National Historical Park volunteer program, please contact the Park Volunteer Coordinator.
To view more NPS volunteer opportunities, go to www.volunteer.gov/gov
Did You Know?
that the prickly pear cactus was a regular part of the South Texas Indians' diet? The pad, the flower, and the tuna (fruit) are all edible. Even today, "nopales" are found in the produce department of Texas grocery stores.