UPDATE 4:37 pm Friday: This event has been cancelled due to weather.
***********UPDATE: THE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED********
Spanish explorers, missionaries and Native Americans all have hiked a 2,500-mile “royal road” between Mexico City and Natchitoches, Louisiana.
This weekend, the National Park Service, El Camino Real National Historic Trail Association and McKinney Falls State Park will team up to celebrate the historic route on National Trails Day.
Ranger-led hikes, trail stewardship projects, information booths, a formal presentation and a Junior Ranger challenge are scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. The event is free, but normal park entrance fees of $6 per person (free 12 and under) apply.
For more information on McKinney Falls State Park, go here.
http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/mckinney-falls or call (512) 243-1643.
For more information about El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail, go here.