Basic Information

GIS Data and Information
For Geographic Information System data regarding the Old Spanish National Historic Trail (Feasibility Study), please visit the Resource Information Management page of the National Trails office website.


Trail sites are located across 2,700 miles and 6 states. The Trail is administered by both the Bureau of Land Management and the NPS office located at:

desert shrubbery in the foreground, mountain peaks in background, with white and dark clouds

Trail Administration

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 the Old Spanish 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.


More Trip Planning Information:

Last updated: October 4, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

National Trails Office Regions 6|7|8
Old Spanish National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505

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