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Backcountry Horsemen of America
  Old Spanish Trail Trek
Autumn of 2014 and Summer of 2015
1200 miles of riding Mules and Horses from Cajon Pass, CA to Santa Fe, New Mexico along the Old Spanish Trail
This ride replicates and commemorates the Old Spanish Trail trading route that linked New Mexico with California during the years 1829 to 1848.
The team consists of 3 riders, 1 aide de camp and shuttle truck driver, and 2 cinematographers.
 Members of Backcountry Horsemen of California, Nevada,  Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico have stepped up to help and are invited to ride with us on sections. We rode 600 miles to the Parowan, Utah in October and November of 2014, we will ride the final 600 from there to Santa Fe, starting August 10, 2015 finishing at the Plaza on September 16, to kick off the Three Trails Conference the three trails being, the Spanish Trail, Santa Fe Trail, and Camino Real de Tierra De Adentro, which all met in Santa Fe.
Trail Boss: Richard Waller

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Our route  left the south end of Cajon Pass, of it, then followed the Mojave River to its final terminous at Silver Lake, then north to Resting Spring, and east through Nevada and Utah to Parowan, Utah. From Parowan we ride to Koosharem, Fish Lake, Emery, Castle Dale Green River, Moab, Utah. Then through Mancos, Durango, San Ignacio Colorado, then (hope fully) through the Jicarilla Apache Reservation, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, Espanola, finishing in Santa Fe.

Links of interest to our trek. More links will be added, check back:



National Park Service Old Spanish Trail

National Park Service Old Spanish Trail plan your visit

National Park Service plan your visit, passport-program

Old Spanish Trail dot Org/

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