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 25

Park Hop! Introduction to Geocaching

Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to a day of geocaching, a form of modern day scavenger hunting seeking hidden treasures utilizing technology....

March 25

Star Party

Join us for an evening of night sky exploration.

April 1

Foraging with Merriwether

It is that time again!
Foraging with Merriwether's Foraging Texas, Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen...

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