Operating Hours & Seasons

A man looks upon an old trail that is covered in leaves and lined with small trees
A visitor contemplates the Trail of Tears along the northern land detachment route. Pea Ridge National Military Park, Garfield, Arkansas.



There are many historic sites, museums, and parks (federal, state, and local) along the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. Operating hours vary from site to site.

Contact individual sites for more information by going to Places To Go and Passport Program, where sites are listed by state, and there is an interactive map to search for sites.

Trail brochures can be found on the Publications web page or contact National Park Service National Trails Intermountain Region.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Trails Intermountain Region
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504


(505) 988-6098

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