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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  • Waco Mammoth SiteWaco Mammoth Site
  • George Bush Presidential LibraryGeorge Bush Presidential Library
  • NavasotaNavasota
  • Dr Pepper Museum (1930s)Dr Pepper Museum (1930s)
  • Confederate Reunion Grounds, MexiaConfederate Reunion Grounds, Mexia

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  • Texas Brazos Trail Race Series

    The First Responder Half Marathon (Waco), Miracle Match Marathon (Waco), and The Army Marathon (Bell County) is proud to announce its inaugural Texas Brazos Trail race series starting on December 1, 2013.  Click for more information!

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Upcoming Events

    • April 24, 2014 (All day) to April 25, 2014 (All day)

      Celebrate Bastrop’s colorful history with music and dance, reenactments, demonstrations, wagon rides, craft booths and a petting zoo.

    • April 24, 2014 (All day)

      Free Concert every Thursday starting  April 3rd through August 14th.  For more information visit our website.

    • April 25, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

      The Texas Cotton Palace is an energetic stage production that recounts the history of Waco. The 2014 updated historical stage show features local residents who use drama, song and dance to chronicle the history of the Waco Community.

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.