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Sale on the Trail



NATCHITOCHES – El Camino Real – Ready to “shop ‘til you drop”? The eighth annual El Camino Real Sale on the Trail takes place May 6th and 7th along 175 miles of the historic El Camino Real de los Tejas. Follow the trail through the Caddo region which stretches from LA Hwy 6 in Natchitoches to TX Hwy 21 into Alto, TX.

Along the trail, shoppers will find new and used items sold by local businesses and private individuals. If you are a shopping warrior, collector, or just looking for fun, a weekend shopping the trail is a wonderful way to take advantage of the beautiful spring scenery and historical markers along the El Camino Real.

Designated as a National Historic Trail in 2004, El Camino Real de los Tejas has existed for more than 300 years. The Spaniards and the French who marked the trail were followed by early missionaries of multiple faiths and later by such men as Sam Houston Stephen F. Austin, Jim Bowie, and Davy Crockett.

For more information on shopping or participating in the “Sale on the Trail”, call the Natchitoches Parish Tourist Commission at (800)259.1714 or visit