Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway

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Santa Fe Trail
Scenic and Historic Byway

Route information
Maintained by CDOT
Length188 mi[1][2] (303 km)
Major junctions
East end US 50 4 miles (6 km) east of Holly
West end I-25 Raton Pass
CountryUnited States
CountiesProwers, Bent, Otero, and Las Animas counties
Highway system
  • Colorado State Highway System

The Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway is a 188-mile (303 km) National Scenic Byway and Colorado Scenic and Historic Byway located in Prowers, Bent, Otero, and Las Animas counties, Colorado, USA. The byway follows the Santa Fe National Historic Trail through southeastern Colorado and connects to the 381-mile (613 km) Santa Fe Trail Scenic Byway in New Mexico at Raton Pass, a National Historic Landmark at elevation 7,834 feet (2,388 m). The byway visits Amache National Historic Site and Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, both National Historic Landmarks, and winds between the Spanish Peaks and Raton Mesa, both National Natural Landmarks.

The byway connects with the Highway of Legends National Scenic Byway at Trinidad.




See also



  1. ^ "Santa Fe Trail". Colorado Department of Transportation. 2021. Retrieved April 8, 2022.
  2. ^ "Santa Fe Trail Scenic and Historic Byway - Colorado". America's Scenic Byways. Retrieved April 8, 2022.

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