Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I obtain a map and brochure for the Santa Fe National Historic Trail?
Trail brochures, which have a map, may be obtained from a number of locations, including the National Trails Intermountain Region office in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Contact Us page has information for writing or calling the office.
Santa Fe National Historic Trail maps are also available online at the Directions page.
Did You Know?
After the Mexican-American War ended in 1848, the United States acquired almost half of Mexico's lands, including New Mexico. Trade and military freighting on the historic Santa Fe Trail boomed, with both firms and individuals obtaining and subcontracting lucrative government contracts.