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There is a saying in the Southwest that "all roads lead to Santa Fe." The Old Spanish Trail forged the first overland link from Santa Fe to California. Santa Fe had been linked for 200 years to the trade-hungry markets of Mexico via El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro. The city was also linked to U.S. midwestern and east coast markets by the Santa Fe Trail.

To learn more about El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, visit

To learn more about the Santa Fe Trail, visit

All three of these historic trails are part of a National Trails System that includes national historic, scenic, and recreational trails in the United States.

Last updated: February 1, 2015

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National Trails Intermountain Region
Old Spanish National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504


(505) 988-6098

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