Santa Fe Trail Landmark Tour

The Santa Fe Trail Landmark Tour puts the trailhands’ experience into the palm of your hand. Using this app, you'll make 13 stops along the trail in Douglas County, Kansas, each with audio descriptions and images that bring each stop's history to life.

Once registered, begin the tour by tapping on the list icon in the upper-right corner of the map above. Tap your next stop to receive turn-by-turn directions.

When you arrive at a stop, you'll automatically receive a notification on your device. Open it to learn more about the site and receive a digital stamp. Registered users who collect all tour stamps will be entered into a prize drawing.

Remember to enable location services on your mobile device. The Santa Fe Trail Landmark Tour is approximately 30 miles in length.

A print-friendly map is available here. For a mobile-friendly map, click here.

Santa Fe Trail

The Narrows
Black Jack Town Site
Black Jack Park
Black Jack Battlefield
Palmyra Well
Palmyra DAR Marker
Trail Park
Brooklyn DAR
Willow Springs
Globe DAR
Simmon’s Point
Ruts West of Simmon's
Baden DAR

If you experience technical difficulties, please contact:

Johnny Szlauderbach

Creative Technology Manager

Freedom's Frontier NHA

The Santa Fe Trail Historical Society of Douglas County and Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area wish to thank the Baker University History Club for providing this tour's audio narration.

The Santa Fe Trail Landmark Tour is a cooperative effort between Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area, the Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council, and the Santa Fe Trail Historical Society of Douglas County. Help support this and similar programs by clicking the “Donate” button below.