• Red Rock Country, pack mules, Gunnison River

    Old Spanish

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA,CO,NV,NM,UT

An Arduous Adventure of Rich Trade

Follow the routes of mule pack trains across the Southwest on the Old Spanish National Historic Trail between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Los Angeles, California. New Mexican traders moved locally produced merchandise across what are now six states to exchange for mules and horses.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

A number of military groups and expeditions followed portions or all of the Old Spanish National Historic Trail. John C. Fremont led one of these expeditions in 1843-1844.