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Texas Brazos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

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to the Brazos Trail Region

Experience the charm and heritage of this Central Texas region through museums, historic sites, courthouses, festivals, and more.

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  • College StationCollege Station
  • BeltonBelton
  • WacoWaco
  • Meridian State ParkMeridian State Park

Explore: The Brazos Trail Region

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Highlights


  • Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

    Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

    Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about the Texas Rangers, past or present, in this Waco museum. The facilities include exhibits, educational programs, artifacts, artworks, and the Armstrong Research Center. 

  • Glimpse of the Past

    Located in Elm Mott, Homestead Heritage celebrates life as it used to be. A traditional craft village at Brazos de Dios, Homestead Heritage gives visitors the chance to step back in time and enjoy the sites and smell of a bygone era.

Upcoming Events


    • April 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:30pm

      Over There: America in WWI open April 7, 2017 to Dec 31, 2018! Explore the challenges and victories as America equipped itself for the Great War with original posters, uniforms, and vehicles!

    • Texas Czech Genealogical Society Genealogy Research Workshop

      April 20, 2018 - 10:00am to April 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

      Texas Czech Genealogical Society - Genealogy Research Workshop at the Caldwell Civic and Visitor Center, 103 Texas Hwy 21 W., Caldwell, Tx April 20-21, 2018, 10:00am-4:00pm. You do not have to be a TCGS member to attend. See...

    • April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

      Jazz & Art on Main includes live jazz music, food vendors, art and craft booths featuring paintings, mixed media, sculptures, woodwork, glasswork, and handmade items. If interested in being an art or craft vendor

About the Brazos Trail Region

The Texas Brazos Trail Region is an 18-county area of Central Texas. It is part of the 10-region Heritage Trails Program of the Texas Historical Commission. The Texas Brazos Trail seeks to promote heritage tourism, historic preservation, and economic development. Although, a driving trail is marked out on the map, visitors are encouraged to travel the entire region experiencing the charm and heritage of this mainly rural area of the state. Visitors to the region can explore state parks, visit a presidential library, sample some of Texas' best BBQ, or enjoy one of the many local festivals and events. The region is filled with historic towns, unique downtown shops, museums, beautifully preserved homes, and more.

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Our Partners

The Brazos Trail Region works with a variety of organizations to promote travel throughout the region.