Basic Information

GIS Data and Information

For Geographic Information System data regarding El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, please visit the Resource Information Management page of the National Trails office website.


Trail sites are located across 400 miles, two states, and two countries. The Trail is administered jointly by the NPS office located at the location below, and the Bureau of Land Management. 

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Trail Administration

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail runs through the heart of the Rio Grande Valley. The Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service administer the trail together to foster trail preservation and public use. These agencies work in close partnership with El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association, American Indian tribes, state, county, and municipal governmental agencies, private landowners, nonprofit heritage conservation groups, and many others. Trail sites are in private, municipal, tribal, federal, or state ownership. Please ask for permission before visiting any trail sites on private lands and check with public sites for visiting hours and regulations.

Protect the Trail

To foster trail preservation, do not use metal detectors, dig at sites, collect artifacts, or remove anything. Please respect these historic places.

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Last updated: March 18, 2020

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

National Trails Office Regions 6, 7, & 8
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505

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