The Santa Fe Trail stirs imaginations as few other historic trails can. For 60 years, the trail was one thread in a web of international routes. Visit here often to read the stories of the trail through original exhibits. Then journey to the sites!


three wayside exhibit panels in front of a view of wood rail fences crossing an open prairie
Wayside exhibits about the Santa Fe Trail at Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site help visitors recognize features in the landscape, such as the fort in the back right of the photograph.


Last updated: January 29, 2020

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Santa Fe National Historic Trail
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Santa Fe, NM 87504


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