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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK
SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK
San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
'cactus roof'
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this is how you keep enemies out

San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
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San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
'rose window'
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an ornate window at a mission in san antonio, with a legend to it.

San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
'the alamo'
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downtown san antonio

San Antonio Missions National Historic Park
'missons san jose'

Four Spanish frontier missions, part of a colonization system that stretched across the Spanish Southwest in the 17th, 18th, 19th centuries, are preserved here. They include Missions San Jose, San Juan, Espada, and Concepcion. The park, containing many cultural sites along with some natural areas, was established in 1978. The park covers about 819 acres.


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The National Park Service offers many educational opportunities for students to experience the natural and cultural history of the San Antonio Missions. The park is an ideal "outdoor classroom" in which to explore the heritage of our nation's Spanish Colonial past and appreciate the value of historic preservation.

Free program offerings include curriculum-based activities that adhere to content standards and concepts as defined by Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Area Attractions
Area Attractions:

Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park, 80 miles.

Padre Island National Seashore, 150 miles.

Amistad National Recreation Area, 150 miles.

Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site, 275 miles.

Big Thicket National Preserve, 300 miles.

Fort Davis National Historic Site, 400 miles.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, 425 miles.

Big Bend National Park, 450 miles.

Chamizal National Memorial, 560 miles.

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, 750 miles.
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Area Campgrounds

Braunig Lake RV Resort
13550 Donop Road
San Antonio, TX


Travelers World RV Resort
2617 Roosevelt Avenue
San Antonio, TX


Hidden Valley RV Park
5706 Coleman Way
Von Ormy, TX
210-623-6737


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Hill Shade RV Park - Gonzales, TXCampgrounds
Hill Shade RV Park is a small, hidden treasure nestled among more than 200 trees. Your greatest noise factor here will be sounds of wildlife. Our park is located 11 miles west of Gonzales, Texas. Family owned and operated. We have 20 sites 30 and 50 amp, including three 70 ft. pull-throughs.
Web Site: HillShadeRVPark.com
50.7 miles from park*
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Directions
Plane : San Antonio is serviced by San Antonio International Airport and Stinson Municipal Airport.

Car : From Downtown:Proceed south on St. Mary's Street, which will turn into Roosevelt Avenue. Continue south to the 3300 block of Roosevelt, where it intersects with New Napier Avenue. Turn left. You will see the park visitor center on the left.

From Interstate 37 : Exit at West Southcross Boulevard. Proceed west on Southcross to Roosevelt Avenue. Turn left and proceed south on Roosevelt until it intersects with New Napier Avenue. Turn left. You will see the park Visitor Center on your left.

From Interstate 10 : Exit at Probandt Street and follow the National Park Service signs to Mission Concepcion. Park rangers will provide detailed information about routes to the remaining missions and sites.

Public Transportation : City bus service (VIA) Route 42 travels north and south on Roosevelt Avenue. The stop at Roosevelt and New Napier is within easy walking distance to the park Visitor Center and Mission San Jose.

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