Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

Caddo Mounds visitors center. Girls in native Caddo dress. Caddo pottery. Caddo Grass House. Storytelling at Caddo Mounds. El Camino Real Fall Festival. El Camino Real De Los Tejas National Historic Trail.

1649 State Hwy. 21 West
Alto, TX 75925
GPS: N31° 35' 46.9" W95° 8' 55"


Driving map of Caddo Mounds.

More than 1,200 years ago, a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai built a village 26 miles west of present-day Nacogdoches. The site was the southwestern-most ceremonial center for the great Mound Builder culture. Today, three earthen mounds still rise from the lush Pineywoods landscape, where visitors discover the everyday life and the history of this ancient civilization.

Upcoming Events

November 18

Dying to Dye

Join Cherokee County Extension Agent Kim Benton for an afternoon of learning about the process of making and using native plant dyes.

This class is capped at 12. Please call the Cherokee County Extension Agency at 903.683.5416 to reserve...

December 9

Hot and Steamy History!

We are hosting a kitchen & linen shower! 
Help us transform the guest house at Caddo Mounds SHS into a...

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