From the Rio Grande to the Red River Valley

Come on a journey that will carry you through 300 years of Louisiana and Texas frontier settlement and development on a Spanish colonial "royal road" that originally extended to Mexico City, Mexico.

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A Photographic Journey

You are about to travel 2,500 miles, from Mission San Juan Bautista Guerrero, Mexico to Fort St. Jean Baptiste Nachitoches Parish, Louisiana

Caddo Mounds

Caddo Indian lifeways

Read the story of the Caddo people. As a self-sufficient nation with their own religion, the Caddo ignored Spanish demands.

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Your Centennial on the Trail

Celebrate the centennial with us! We invite you to participate in trail experiences and events to learn, be inspired, or simply have fun!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Trails Intermountain Region
El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504

Phone:

(505) 988-6098

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