San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, Texas Camping & Hiking

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Directions

Park Headquarter’s is located 4 miles south of downtown San Antonio. The four mission sites lay as a chain south of downtown. Mission Concepción is 3 miles, Mission San José and the park visitor center is 6 miles south, Mission San Juan is 3 miles south of San José, and Mission Espada lays another mile beyond. Written directions and GPS addresses can be found at the link below.

Phone

(210) 932-1001

Activities

BIKING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Texas Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Texas Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Texas Recreation Areas

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Official Website

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Map

After 10,000 years, the people of South Texas found their cultures, their very lives under attack. In the early 1700s Apache raided from the north, deadly diseases traveled from Mexico, and drought lingered. Survival lay in the missions. By entering a mission, they foreswore their traditional life to become Spanish, accepting a new religion and pledging fealty to a distant and unseen king.