For Kids

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Junior Ranger Program

Become a Junior Ranger for the Santa Fe National Historic Trail

Complete the fun activities using the Trail brochure. Email (or send) a picture of your completed worksheet to us, and earn your junior ranger badge!

An illustration of the outline of a coiled rattlesnake.

NPS/Cheyne Warren

Coloring Pages

Learn more about the trail and the animals that traverlers saw along the way with these great coloring sheets. This is fun for all ages, just download, print, and color!

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Helen Kilian/Footpath Studio with the Santa Fe Trail Association

Wagons Ho! Be a Junior Wagon Master!

You can become an official Junior Wagon Master for the Santa Fe National Historic Trail! This program helps kids and families explore the trail. You'll walk along wagon ruts, visit towns, go to museums, and maybe even see horses, mules, and oxen along the way!

Through this program, managed in partnership with the Santa Fe Trail Association, you can earn up to four patches by traveling the trail.


More Ways to Learn about the Trail

Last updated: February 8, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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

Santa Fe, NM 87505

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