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

March 17

Gentle Yoga and Foraging

Escape town for a relaxing and rewarding yoga practice at Caddo Mounds Historic Site. Practicing yoga outdoors is a rare opportunity to cultivate not only an intimate connection with your body and mind, but also with life-giving community...

March 17

It's a Star Party!

Join us for an evening of night sky stories and exploration.

Douglas (Doug) Parsons, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Tyler Junior College, will lead the night sky program. Doug will set-up telescopes, but you are also invited  to...

March 21

Learn, Grow, Eat & Go: Snake Woman's Garden Edition

Help Caddo Mounds State Historic Site kick off our first homeschool school garden!

We will be working with the Cherokee County Extension Office to bring the #lgeg, Learn, Grow, Eat & Go (LGEG) program to Caddo Mounds. We will adapt...

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