Things To Know Before You Come
The Old Spanish National Historic Trail extends across six states in the western U.S. Your visit may be affected by local weather and road conditions. Please be sure to consult local sources for information when planning your trip on the trail.
Did You Know?
The wool trade and sheep were a major economic industry in New Mexico. Woven woolen goods were shipped west on the Old Spanish Trail, and south to other Mexican provinces along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. Thousands of sheep were traded from Santa Fe south on El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro to Chihuahua and Durango from 1821-1846.