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Byway Signs I-25 South Raton Pass Green Spring time Sunrise on the Byway Spanish peaks
Santa Fe Trail Marker
Ox wagon
Wagon Tracks Fall on the Raton Pass Mile Marker 15 Mile Marker 15
Simpsons Rest Rocks Rainbow Arkanas River Purgatoire bridge Purgatoire river walk nature trail Mile Marker 15


Bent's Old Fort

Bents Old Fort
Living History Events
Living History Events Living History Events Living History Events

Bents Old Fort Bents Old Fort Plaza Bent Old Fort Front Bents Old Fort


Comanche National Grasslands

DAR Marker at Timpas Sign at Ironspring
Santa Fe Trail Nationl Historic Marker
Timpas picknick area Comanche Timpas sign Comanche Timpas sign
Iron Spring Sierravista Sierravista Sierravista Picketwire Canyonlands Timpas

Koshare Indian Museum

Painting on Display Buffalo Dancers Shield Dance Fancy Dancer Comanche Dance


La Junta

Trails to Rails Tunnell Amtrack La Junta skate park Otero Museum Otero School
 La Junta Santa Fe Trial Depot Plaza Koshare Dancers Byway Shooting Gallery Early Settlers Days Ox Cart
Settlers day shoot out   Settlers day shoot out Settlers day Parade Bed Races La Junta Skate Park


Lamar Welcome Center Lamar Train Lamar Birding Lamar Birding Lamar Birding Lamar Birding
Bike with Pike Bike with Pike Bike with Pike Start Bike with Pike Start Bike with Pike Bikers
Bike with Pike past Bents Old Fort Bents Old Fort Bike with Pike Gator at Lamar Tortoise at Lamar Snowy Peaks


Colorado Welcome Center Down Town Trinidad Trinidad Skate Park Trinidad Trolley DAR Marker Trinidad Building Trinidad Building
Trinidad Building Trinidad Building
Trinidad City Hall Fire House
Coal Miners Memorial Down Town Trinidad
Bloom House Byway Visitor Center Baca Bloom Garden Trinidad Lake State Park -Longs Canyon Trinidad Lake Longs Canyon Irridium Layer
Trinidad Lake Longs Canyon hiking trail. Trinidad Lake Fishers Peak Fishers Peak Santa Fe Trail Byway Simpsons Overlook
Simpsons Rest Boche ball courts river walk Kearney encampment Kearney Purgatoire River Walk Peace Monument Trinidad River Walk
Trinidad River walk River walk River walk River walk River walk Trinidad Water house


Long Horn Long Horn Long Horn Mariaches Trail Days Trail Days
Santa Fe Trail Days Festival Pioneers
Koshare Dancer
Native Aztec Dancers Native American Dancers
Jack Rabbit


Wildlife and Nature

Roadrunner Roadrunner Roadrunner Mule Deer Mule Deer Moth


These projects are sponsored in part by the South Central Council of Governments, Federal Highway Administration's National Scenic Byway Program, America's Byways and the Colorado Tourism Office.
This site funded in part by the Colorado Tourism Office,
National Scenic Byway Organization of the Federal Highway Adm.
& the Colorado Scenic Byway Program

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Some Photographs © Richard Smith Permission granted to Santa Fe Trail Scenic & Historic Byway for website use only. Some photographs © Roberta Cordova, & © Graham Marketing and Management, & © Byway historical sites & © Colorado Historical Society. All other rights reserved. Many thanks to the The Federal Highway Administration, Colorado Scenic Byways Program, the National Scenic Byways Program, Colorado Tourism Office, Trinidad Historical Society, Colorado Historical Society, Byway Economic Development Inc.'s, Trinidad State Junior College, National & State Parks & Forestry Services, US Forest Service, Division of Wildlife, The Federal & Colorado Department of Transportation, Byway Community Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Boards, Byway Cities & Counties, National Long Distance Trails, The Santa Fe Trail Association, Byway Welcome Centers, Byway Site Directors and Volunteers, photo and text contributions, and the countless who contributed to the development of our Website and the creation of our Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway "The Mountain Branch"!