Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway Mountain Branch

Santa Fe Trail is a National Historic Trail and one of the last frontiers of the wild west. Visit our points of interest,
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Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway

Come Closer to Colorado's Scenic Byway to Santa Fe

Bent's Old Fort

Bent's Old Fort is one of Colorado's most Evocative Historic Sites.

In 1987 the Santa Fe Trail was designated by Congress as a National Historic Trail. In 1998 it was designated a National Scenic Byway. Heritage travelers visit today to discover the magic and retrace authentic steps taken by merchants and traders on the way to Santa Fe. The Santa Fe Trail beckons you to explore the wide variety of adventure and recreational opportunities in water sports, hiking, biking, fishing, wildlife viewing and hunting. Some our nations most treasured secrets still lie here on the Mountain Branch.

Colorado Tourism Office
Colorado Scenic Byway
Colorado Scenic Byway Program
National Scenic Byway
National Scenic Byway Organization

2017 SFT Magazine
Santa Fe Trail Magazine

Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway- Mountain Branch
PO Box 118 Trinidad, CO 81082

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