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

    • October 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

      This is a family-friendly event and includes cars, live music, food trucks, craft beer, raffle prizes, goodie bags, vendors and more. The festival is from 10 am - 4 pm, and you're also invited to stick around afterwards and enjoy an eventful...

    • October 27, 2019 - 6:30am to 6:30pm

      IRONMAN 70.3 Waco, staged just outside of Indian Springs Park, will begin with a swim in the Brazos River, proceed through Downtown Waco city streets for the bike course, and finish with a race around Waco Lake and through the Waco Wetlands!

    • October 31, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:30pm

      Stop by the Museum before the Baylor vs. West Virginia University game and get $1 off admission if you’re wearing your team’s colors!

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.