Getting to El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail
You can reach the national historic trail by flying into a number of airports, including Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas.
You can reach most trail sites by auto along the I-25 corridor. Some sites are along unpaved roads.
Did You Know?
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro was used by settlers, missionaries, military, and traders for almost 300 years. When the railroad reached New Mexico in 1880, the Camino Real gradually fell into disuse. Today, Interstate-25 generally follows the historic route of the centuries-old trail.