Available Maps Navigation


Ordering Maps

To order maps and brochures, please go to the Trail Brochures webpage.

California National Historic Trail Topographical Map

A color, topographical map of the entire California NHT is available as a pdf file (744kb). Because the over 5,000 mile long trail covers parts of ten states, this map measures approximately 46" x 9".

GIS Interactive Map

The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer.
Choose the California National Historic Trail and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.

Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer.

The top right menu allows you to look at the trail overlaid on street, topographic, or imagery maps. The top left menu lists functions you can give to the map - measure distance, make a printable map, and more.

Auto Tour Route Maps

Maps for following the California NHT by automobile can be found on the publications webpage. These street maps provide an approximate route for retracing the California NHT.

Image map showing the route of the California National Historic Trail.
Map of the California NHT Auto Tour Route Highways

NPS Image

Last updated: January 29, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Trails
California National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504



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