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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

Comanche Springs

Once among largest springs in Texas, now site of Olympic-sized swimming pool....

Juárez, Mexico

Mexico's fourth largest city, and that country's largest city on the U.S. border (pop. 1.5 million), linked to El Paso by fou...

Fine Arts

Several theatre groups offer seasonal productions, including the Theatre of the Big Bend, which offers musicals and dramas un...