Description - Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park, a 93.8 acre park in Cherokee County west of Nacogdoches, was acquired in February, 1975 from Walter E. Gundermann, Jr. Development of facilities was completed and the park opened to the public in June 1982
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The park offers exhibits and interpretive trails through its reconstructed sites of Caddo dwellings and ceremonial areas, including two temple mounds, a burial mound, and a village area.
The park is open Friday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m and is closed Monday - Thursday. Self-guided tours. Group tours are offered by appointment only. The park is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Per person tour fees apply. Adult, student, and senior citizen fees; group tour rates available.
- The central focus to this 93.8 acre State Park is its historical significance. Visitors to the area can explore history through an interpretive center, an archeological experiment exhibit and a 0.7 mile interpretive trail.
Facilities include headquarters/interpretive center, an archeological experiment exhibit, a .7-mile interpretive trail, and a Texas State Parks Store. Day-use only - no picnicking.
Nearby attractions include Mission Tejas and Rusk/Palestine State Parks, which offer camping and picnicking facilities, Jim Hogg and the Texas State Railroad State Historical Parks.
For more details, call the park or Park Information at 1-800-792-1112.
Recreation - Recreational opportunities offered by the Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park includes historical exploration through, exhibits, an interpretive center and an interpretive trail.
Climate - Temperatures within the park range from a normal January minimum of 31 degrees and a maximum in July of 95 degrees. Current weather conditions can vary from day to day. For more details, call the park or Park Information at 1-800-792-1112.
Caddoan Mounds State Historical Park is situated within the Pineywoods area of Texas. The park is 6 miles southwest of Alto on State Highway 21.