Santa Fe Trail - New Mexico

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Santa Fe Trail - New Mexico

New Mexico

(575) 827-7336

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Things To Do

     

Overview

Enjoy spectacular scenery that ranges from rugged mountains to the desolate plains. One of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail was critical to the country's westward expansion. Visit historic sites and landmarks like Bent's Fort, Trinidad, Raton Pass, Cimarron, Fort Union, Pecos, Point of Rocks, and Santa Fe. Explore this beautiful route, from Santa Fe, New Mexico to eastern Colorado/Kansas state line.

Map of Santa Fe Trail - New Mexico

Latitude, Longitude: 35.672097, -105.930884

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Activities

  • Auto/Motorcycle

    The New Mexico section of the Santa Fe Trail takes eight hours to drive.

  • Camping

    Camping opportunities can be found all along the byway.

  • Historic Sites

    As one of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail provides historic sites and landmarks like Bent's Fort, Trinidad, Raton Pass, Cimarron, Fort Union, Pecos, Point of Rocks, and Santa Fe.

Directions

Driving

The Santa Fe Trail extends from Santa Fe, New Mexico to eastern Colorado at the Kansas state line. In Santa Fe, the byway begins on I-25 heading southeast toward Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Flying

The Santa Fe, New Mexico airport will provide you with the closest access to the trail.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(575) 827-7336

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