• freight wagons on the Santa Fe Trail

    Santa Fe

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

Weather

Due to the length of the Santa Fe National Historic Trail, be sure to consult local weather sources for the region you'll be visiting. Here is a link to the Weather Channel website for the central U.S.

www.weather.com/maps/geography/centralus/index_large.html

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

Missourian William Becknell was successfull in reaching Santa Fe for trade after the Mexican Revolution of 1821. Prior to that time, Spain had vigorously protected the borders of its New Mexico colony. Becknell is considered the "father" of the historic Santa Fe Trail.