- 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe, NM 87505
The Great Prairie Highway
You can almost hear the whoops and cries of “All’s set!” as trail hands hitched their oxen to freight wagons carrying cargo between western Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Follow the Santa Fe National Historic Trail through five states and you’ll find adventure and evidence of past travelers who made this remarkable trip before you!
Planning a Trail Visit
Do you want to experience the trail? Learn more about where you can go, historic sites you can visit and more!
Where is this National Historic Trail?
Take a look at interactive, historic, and trip planning maps to learn more about locations along the trail.
What is a National Historic Trail?
Many folks wonder what a national historic trail actually is. Hear from trail staff about how we define these important parts of history.
The NEW NPS Mobile App
It’s like having a ranger in your pocket! Download the new app, find the trail, and start planning your visit today.
Commemorate the 200th Anniversary
Journey across five states and 200 years of history during the Bicentennial of the Santa Fe Trail.