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Historic Ditch Walk

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The Menard Irrigation Canal is locally referred to as 'the ditch,' first dug in 1756 by Spanish missionaries, and still used today with modifications to supply water to irrigation company members. A walk along the canal affords sightseeing and shopping opportunities downtown.

Location: Downtown, Menard Texas

Other History nearby:
(Fort McKavett) Fort McKavett State Historic Site
(Menard) Historic Ditch Walk
(Menard) Menard County Museum
(Junction) O. C. Fisher Museum
(Menard) Ruins of Real Presidio de San Saba
(Mason) Seaquist Home

11/13 Coming to The Menard area
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.