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Texas Historical Commission

Texas Mountain Trail

The Texas Mountain Trail is an endless bounty of gorgeous vistas, wild west charm, hiking, history, luminous night skies, and unrivaled sunsets. The Texas Historical Commission saves real places that tell the real stories of Texas. Our mission is to protect and preserve the state’s historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, enjoyment, and economic benefit of present and future generations.

  • 1.

    Fort Bliss

    Fort Bliss

    Historic museum and former military outpost near El Paso Texas.

  • 2.

    About The Trail

    About The Trail

    Mountains, vistas, history, stars and nothing else as far as the eye can see.

  • 3.

    Guadalupe Mountains National Park

    Guadalupe Mountains National Park

    Home to 7 of the 8 highest points in the state of Texas.

  • 4.

    Camp Pena Colorado

    Camp Pena Colorado

    Historic Army Post from the late 1800's.

  • 5.

    Fort Davis National Historic Site

    Fort Davis National Historic Site

    West Texas historic site where the wild west still lives and breathes.

  • 6.

    Big Bend National Park

    Big Bend National Park

    The rugged jewel of west Texas, where the Chisos Mountains meet the Chihuahuan Desert.

  • 7.

    Presidio Chapel

    Presidio Chapel

    This iconic chapel was built in the 19th century in the architectural tradition of the Iberian Peninsula.

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