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Presidio, Texas

Presidio grew from an early Spanish settlement once protected by a presidio (fort). The surrounding terrain is arid, rugged, and often spectacular. A Mexican town south of the river is Ojinaga.

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Fort Leaton State Historic Site

Fort Leaton State Historic Site is one of Texas' most unusual historic sites with a massive adobe fortress built by frontiersman, Ben Leaton, in 1848, immediately after the Mexican War at a strategic site on the Chihuahua-San Antonio Trail in arid West Texas by the Rio Grande.

Presidio, TX Historic Forts

Things to do near Presidio, TX

Wilderness Park Museum

Dioramas depict ancient Indian tribes of the Southwest, their survival in the desert, and life to a changing environment. Als...

Sul Ross State Univ. Museum of the Big Bend

For more than 70 years this museum has been collecting and exhibiting artifacts of the vast Big Bend region. Here, people hav...

Neill Museum

Antique toys made in Texas, 300 antique dolls, bottles, and furniture. In historic 1898 Truehart House seven blocks west of c...

Balmorhea State Park

At historic San Solomon Springs, facilities include motel with meeting room, camping and trailer sites, rest rooms with hot s...