• freight wagons on the Santa Fe Trail

    Santa Fe

    National Historic Trail CO,KS,MO,NM,OK

Things To Know Before You Come

When traveling along the Santa Fe National Historic Trail, please ask permission before going on private land. Please respect your hosts' hospitality when you visit their sites. Leave everything as you find it. Obey signs, use designated parking areas, and limit your stay to the time necessary to appreciate the site. Don't use metal-detectors, dig at sites, collect artifacts, or remove anything. Some sites contain burials; please respect these sacred places. Many portions of the historic routes are on road rights-of-way.

Did You Know?

A barbed wire fence and windmill are near the Point of Rocks formation on the Santa Fe National Historic Trail in New Mexico

The Santa Fe National Historic Trail is one of 19 national historic trails in the National Trails System, which also contains national scenic and recreational trails.