National Park Map
Santa Fe Trail Association Interactive Map
Here's an interactive map that has pop ups revealing specific site information. Look under Mapping and Marking along the top navigation bar for more Santa Fe Trail-associated maps. This is another great way to explore the Santa Fe Trail!
NPS Official Map and Guide
This is the map from the second side of the Santa Fe National Historic Trail brochure, available for viewing or downloading:
National Park Service Santa Fe Trail Official Map (508) (.5 MB PDF)
GIS Interactive Map
The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer. Choose the Santa Fe National Historic Trail and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.
Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer.
William Becknell opened up the Santa Fe Trail, between the Missouri River and the Mexican provincial capital of Santa Fe, in the fall of 1821. The route played a major role in bringing people, goods, and ideas to and from Santa Fe for the next 59 years. However, the Santa Fe Trail was rarely a static entity, because both the route across the plains and the eastern terminus of the trail was constantly in flux. Read more
Last updated: November 13, 2019