El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail

Overview

Take a journey on El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail to savor 300 years of heritage and culture in the Southwest. Added to the National Trails System in October 2000, El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Royal Road of the Interior) is a National Historic Trail that extends 404 miles from El Paso, Texas, to San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico. This timeless route of trade and cultural exchange is sure to spark the interest of all who visit. Explore the museums, historic sites, churches, and original trail segments located all along the length of the trail into Mexico.

The National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management jointly manage this trail.

Map

Activities

Seasonality / Weather

Due to the length of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, be sure to consult local weather sources for the region you'll be visiting.

Directions

Driving: 

You can reach most trail sites by car along the I-25 corridor.

Flying: 

Airports in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, and in El Paso, Texas, provide the closest access to the trail.