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

Gentle Yoga & Foraging

ALTO, Texas –– Escape...

April 7

Foraging with Merriwether

It is that time again!
Foraging with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen...

April 14

Caddo Culture Day


ALTO, Texas –– Experience Caddo culture through a number of activities planned for April 14th, including a live performance of Caddo Indian music and dance. Other activities...

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