Santa Fe Trail
One of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail was critical to our 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. Enjoy spectacular scenery, from rugged mountains to the plains.
Experience the Old West as you have never done before by taking a trip along the Santa Fe Trail in Colorado. Your car will become a time machine as you become immersed in the history and culture found on this fascinating byway.
A short distance from the historic Santa Fe Trail in Colorado, a tragic encounter between Native American tribes and Civil War troops is commemorated at the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site.
to Enjoy the Ride...
3-Day Trip: Santa Fe Trail Tour
The Santa Fe Tour begins in Santa Fe, New Mexico and heads east over to Clayton, near the borders of Texas and Oklahoma. With a little back...
1-Day Trip: Santa Fe Trail Historical Tour
This tour begins at Bent's Old Fort and follows the trail westward towards Trinidad. Let history and adventure unfold as you explore the Santa Fe...
The following byways are part of the designated byway Santa Fe Trail: