Basic Information

GIS Data and Information

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


Trail sites are located across 2,580 miles and 5 states (in the U.S.) and thousands of miles in Mexico. The Trail is administered by the NPS office located at:


A wooden fence in front of  grassy field, with a small hill covered in grass.


Trail Administration

El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail is administered by the National Park Service as a component of the National Trails System. The National Park Service administers the trail in partnership with El Camino Real de los Tejas 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 los Tejas National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505

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