• 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?

After settling the Salt Lake area, Mormons under Brigham Young established communities in the 1840s and 1850s from Utah to California along sections of the Old Spanish Trail.