National Trails Intermountain Region
El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Plane: You can reach the national historic trail by flying into a number of airports, including Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas. Car: You can reach most trail sites by auto along the I-25 corridor. Some sites are along unpaved roads. Go to the Places to Go web page for specific site addresses. http://www.nps.gov/elca/planyourvisit/places-to-go.htm
Due to the length of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, be sure to consult local weather sources for the region you'll be visiting. Here is a link for the Southwest US. www.accuweather.com/en/us/southwest-region/weather-radar
General Entrance Fee Information - $0.00
There are NO USER OR ENTRY FEES fees for El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail. NOMINAL FEES may be charged at some trail-related federal, state, or locally owned historic sites and interpretive facilities. Please visit Plan Your Visit / Places To Go for an interactive map and extensive list of places to visit by state. Contact information is available for each site to call and find out about fees. www.nps.gov/elca/planyourvisit/places-to-go.htm
Enjoy El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail!
Essential Information for Your Trip on the Trail
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, 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.
Places To Go offers site listings by state that include site name, address, phone number, access, historical significance, onsite interpretation, and website.
Know Before You Go!
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.
Last updated: May 11, 2017