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.

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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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

Last updated: December 21, 2016

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

Santa Fe, NM 87504

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(505) 988-6098

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