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?
For 25 years (1821-1846), when New Mexico was part of the Republic of Mexico, El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro was the road that Missouri merchants - known as Santa Fe traders - used to reach Mexico's interior markets. Dry goods and hardware were traded for bullion and mules.