Texas Forest Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

San Augustine: Spring Break Staycation - Atlatl Throwing

March 18, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Come join us for a day of fun and agility at Mission Dolores State Historic Site! Atlatls are spear throwing devices used by Native Americans long before the arrival of Europeans in Texas. Come discover how wild game was hunted before bows and arrows were invented! This program will briefly discuss the history of atlatls and allow chidlren to test their skills!

Admission is free. The program take place at 1:00 PM.

Please contact Brooke Bonorden, educator/interpreter at Mission Dolores at (936)275-3815 or with any questions.


  • Mission Dolores State Historic Site
  • 701 S Broadway
  • San Augustine, Texas
  • 75972



  • Free