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Angel of Goliad Trail (ID: 971)
Trailhead Address:  

Goliad,TX 77963
--- Multiple Counties
GPS Lat: 28.656361 Lon: -97.386879 Map
Managing Organization:   City of Goliad
Website:   Click Here
Open Hours:  
Daily, 6:00 AM  - 10:00 PM

Trail Details
Trail Stage:   Available
Trail Configuration:   Single Linear Trail
Trail Difficulty:   Easy (all fitness levels)
Trail Surfaces:   Asphalt
Other
Trail Length:   2 miles   (4,000 steps)
Length Marked:   No
Activities:   Walking, Jogging, Hiking, Road Bicycling, Mountain Bicycling, In-Line Skating, Nature Study, Birding
Facilities:   Interpretive Signs
Pets Allowed:   Yes
Night Lights:   No
  Wheelchair Accessible:   Yes
Enhancements for  
Visually Impaired:  
No
Trail Maps:   Click Here
Trail Fee:   No
Description:   Trail starts near downtown Goliad and follows the banks of the San Antonio River towards the burial site of Col. James W. Fannin and his men. Trail goes by the Presidio LaBahia, Goliad State Park & Mission Espiritu Santo, General Zaragosa Monument, Angel of Goliad Monument, and ends at the Fannin Memorial. A true walk through Texas History! Trail markers also highlight the diverse vegetation in this region.
User Rating:  
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TrailMasters
TrailMaster :   wkorth View 

Update History
Entered:   04/06/2004
Updated:   11/16/2006



Images

Goliad State Park
The Angel of Goliad trail leads from downtown Goliad to the park.

Mission
The old missions along the trail are steeped in Texas history.

Fannin Monument
Remains of Co. James Walker Fannin and 400 of his troops massacred following the Battle of Coleto, March 27, 1836, were buried here 3-weeks after the fall of the Alamo by Gen. Thomas Rusk and the Texan Army. About 25 wounded men were saved by a Mexican woman who became known as "The Angel of Goliad."

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