Maps

 
 

National Park Brochure Map

This is the map from the second side of the Santa Fe National Historic Trail brochure, available for viewing or downloading:

 
A map of the United States depicting trails from east to west.

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.

 

Places to Go along the Trail


It highlights different sites that can be visited along the trail. You'll find museums, interpretive centers, and historic sites that provide information and interpretation.

 
Timeline map
Discover the trail over time with this series of maps.

Travel the Trail: Map Timeline 1821 - 1880

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.

Last updated: May 16, 2024

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Contact Info

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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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