Audio Description Videos

Places to Visit Along the Trail

Visit our keyboard shortcuts docs for details
1 minute, 58 seconds

Rising fifty to sixty feet above the surrounding terrain, Pawnee Rock served as an important landmark for travelers on the Santa Fe Trail, marking the halfway point of the long journey. This Kansas State Historic Site invites visitors to stand atop the pavilion for a 360-degree view of the Arkansas River Valley, read exhibits about the area’s significance, and enjoy a picnic at a covered table. Visit to learn more.

Learn More


Fort Union National Monument

Glimpses of the Past Series


Last updated: November 28, 2023

Park footer

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

National Trails Office Regions 6|7|8
Santa Fe National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe, NM 87505

Contact Us