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"
936-858-3218
caddo-mounds@thc.texas.gov

 

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

May 23

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...

July 14

Summer 2018 Teacher's Workshop

A New Lens: Looking at Spanish and Caddo Contact from an Indigenous Perspective
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October 27

El Camino Real Festival

Travel back in time on the historic El Camino Real De Los Tejas! Enjoy food, fun, pioneer skills, presentations, crafts, music, and guided hikes. 
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