Santa Fe Trail Association

Corazón de los Caminos Chapter - Events & News

"Long had in mind the building of a stage road through Raton Pass…What I proposed to do was to go into this winding rock-ribbed mountain pass and hew out a road which barring grades, should be as good as the average turnpike."

— Richens Lacy “Uncle Dick” Wootton, 1864, on the Mountain Route of the Santa Fe Trail















Art Source: The painting featured at the top of this page was done by artist and SFTA member Doug Holdread.
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Our Mission
The mission of the Santa Fe Trail Association is to protect and preserve the Santa Fe Trail and to promote awareness of the historical legacy associated with it.  The Santa Fe Trail Association’s purposes are exclusively charitable and educational within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.