Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

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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

March 9

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 16

Story Hike and Nature Play

Join us for a special treat as educator and Nacogdoches Public Library's Program Coordinator Michael Moore leads an exciting story hike and nature play program. We will explore Caddo Mounds in an interactive hike, discover and learn some...

April 13

Caddo Culture Day

Experience Caddo Culture at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site as we celebrate the archeological and cultural heritage of the Hasinai Caddo Indians. 

The day-long celebration includes traditional Caddo...

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