Places to Visit Along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail


Historic Sites 

Palace of the Governors
105 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM
(505) 476-5100
www.palaceofthegovernors.org/

El Rancho de las Golondrinas
334 Los Pinos Road, La Cienega, NM
(505) 471-2261
www.golondrinas.org/

Coronado State Monument/Kuaua Pueblo
Both Kuaua Pueblo and the Coronado campsite nearby have been studied by archaeologists and their history is on display at the State Monument.
State Highway 550/44, 1.27 miles west of Interstate 25, Exit 242
(505) 867-5351, (800) 419-3738
www.nmmonuments.org/

Casa San Ysidro: The Gutiérrez-Minge House
The Gutiérrez-Minge House is in the village of Corrales, just north of Albuquerque. The original home, built by the Gutiérrez family, dates to the 1870s. Today Casa San Ysidro also includes Alan and Shirley Minge's recreation of a 19th Century rancho, complete with a small family chapel, a central plazuela and an enclosed corral area.
973 Old Church Road, Corrales, NM
(505) 898-3915
www.cabq.gov/museum/history/casatour.html

The Gutierrez-Hubbell House
Gutierrez-Hubbell Demonstration Farm and Living History Museum
The Gutierrez-Hubbell House is a 5,800 square-foot adobe hacienda that dates to the 1840s. It has been used as a private residence, mercantile, stagecoach stop, post office, and Pajarito village gathering place along the Camino Real.
6029 Isleta Boulevard S.W., Albuquerque, NM
(505) 244-0507
http://www.bernco.gov/live/standalone.asp?dept_id=3946&link_id=191954

Tomé Hill
Access at Tomé Hill Park, intersection of Tomé Hill Road (Río del Oro Loop North) and La Entrada Road, Tomé, NM
(505) 864-6654
www.v-i-a.org/tomehill.htm

Fort Craig National Historic Site
On County Road 273, off New Mexico Highway 1, use Interstate 25 Exit 115 northbound, and Exit 124 southbound
(575) 835-0412
www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/prog/recreation/socorro/fort_craig.html

Jornada del Muerto Trailheads
County Road s A013, E70, Sierra and Doña Ana Counties
For more information, contact Las Cruces District Office, Bureau of Land Management
1800 Marquess Street, Las Cruces, NM
(575) 525-4300
www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/fo/Las_Cruces_District_Office.html

Fort Selden State Monument
Off Interstate 25, Exit 19, on New Mexico State Road 157, Fort Selden Road
(505) 526-8911
www.nmmonuments.org/inst.php?inst=10

Mesilla Plaza
Bounded by Calle de San Albino, Calle de Guadalupe, Calle de Santiago and Calle de Parian, Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-3262, ext. 117 
www.oldmesilla.org/

Keystone Heritage Park
4200 Doniphan Drive, El Paso, TX
(915) 584-0563
 www.keystoneheritagepark.org/


Visitor Centers and Museums

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History
The city’s museum preserves and displays artistic and historic items from the early Spanish settlement through to the present. Exhibit highlights include historical maps, El Camino Real, Hispanic life, the Civil War, and New Mexico statehood in 1912. The museum is near Albuquerque’s Old Town, across from Tiguex Park.
2000 Mountain Road, Albuquerque, NM
(505) 243-7255
www.cabq.gov/museum/

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Bosque del Apache, or "woods of the Apache," was the Spanish name for the extensive wetlands and forest along the Rio Grande below Socorro, New Mexico. Today, this region is one of the Southwest’s premier wildlife refuges. Birders from around the world come during fall and winter to see thousands of sandhill cranes, snow geese, and ducks.
State Highway 1, 8 miles south of Interstate 25, Exit 139. 
(575) 835-1828. 
www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/newmex/bosque/index.html

El Camino Real International Heritage Center
Thirty miles south of Socorro, NM, on County Road 1598, center visitors step back in time and explore the history and heritage of El Camino Real from Zacatecas, Mexico, to the plaza in Santa Fe. One of New Mexico’s state monuments, the center overlooks the Jornada del Muerto, the lower Rio Grande and the historic trail.
County Road 1598, Interstate-25, Exit 115
(575) 854-3600
www.caminorealheritage.org/

El Paso Museum of History
The museum promotes the understanding and significance of the rich multicultural and multinational history of the border region known as “The Pass of the North.”
510 N. Santa Fe Street, El Paso, TX 
(915) 351-3588
www.elpasotexas.gov/history/

Chamizal National Memorial
The Chamizal Convention of 1963 resulted in the peaceful settlement of a century-long boundary dispute between the U.S. and Mexico. Vistors traveling east or west on I-10, exit at Hwy 54 and follow the brown Chamizal National Memorial directional signs. If traveling south on Hwy 54, take the exit marked Juárez, Mexico. DO NOT proceed onto the International Bridge of the Americas, but turn right onto Paisano Street and continue to follow signs toward Chamizal.
800 S. San Marcial, El Paso, TX
(915) 532-7273
www.nps.gov/cham