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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Explore: The Brazos Trail Region

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  • 2014 Photo Contest

    Enter your photos of Central TX & you could win part of $2,000 in cash prizes!  We're looking for unique photos that capture the essence of Central TX culture, heritage & beauty.  See ...

Upcoming Events

    • October 25, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:15pm

      Bring friends and family for a fun, unique experience at a working Texas pecan farm! Ride our covered wagon through the orchard and learn how the pecans go from our trees to you. You’ll have fun cracking pecans and browsing our gift shop full of...

    • October 28, 2014 (All day)

      Volunteers are invited to join grounds staff to reestablish and maintain the historic landscaping that surrounds Confederate Reunion Grounds' historic features and public use areas. 

    • November 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

      The annual Royalty Pecan Harvest Festival is a free public event that promotes local culture and agritourism. Visitors enjoy orchard tours, artists and gourmet food vendors, wine tasting, live entertainment, games, door prizes, and other family...

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.