Texas Brazos Trail Region

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

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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  • 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

    • Volunteers work in the garden.

      October 13, 2015 (All day)

      Using remnants of native and historic plants, shrubs, grasses, and trees, volunteers are invited to join staff in reestablishing and maintaining the historic landscaping.

    • Men play games around a table.

      October 15, 2015 - 1:00pm

      Miss Mamie Parlor Days offers dominos, bingo, cards, and other games of interest to participants. The social is held weekly on Thursday afternoons and includes refreshments. 

    • October 17, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

      Ride our tour wagon through the orchard and learn how Royalty Pecans go from our trees to you. You’ll have fun cracking pecans and browsing our gift shop full of pecans, baked goods, Texas wine, specialty gourmet treats, and more!

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.