Texas Forts Trail

2 days / 697 miles / 23 hours 13 minutes

From 1848 to 1900, the U.S. Army built 44 major posts and set up many temporary camps in Texas. In addition, a number of earlier Republic-era forts, private pioneer-erected bastions, and a host of older presidios (forts) from the Spanish colonial period were built and abandoned.

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