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Santa Fe Trail Tracks

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Easy to find om Hiway 50 West of Dodge City.

If you like Western History by all means stop at the Santa Fe Trail Tracks. I only saw one track... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Germantown, Tennessee
worth the stop

We enjoyed our stop at the Santa Fe Trail Tracks. You don't see the actual ruts like you do around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean J
Central, South Carolina
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, these wagon wheel rut formations dating from the nineteenth century can be clearly seen today.
West Hwy 50, Dodge City, KS
+1 620-225-8186
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve seen a lot of attractions and parks and historical monuments in my time as an RVer, but this was a total waste of time. We all tried to figure out what we were looking at and it amounted to some indentations in a grassy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Western History by all means stop at the Santa Fe Trail Tracks. I only saw one track but you can look over the terrain and just think how dedicated the early pioneers were.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stop at the Santa Fe Trail Tracks. You don't see the actual ruts like you do around Scotts Bluff in Nebraska but they have a good bit of info on how the trail went thru here, what to look for, a view...More

Thank Jean J
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Didn't see the tracks like I thought I would but the information postings were very interesting. Be careful when walking the trails - ran across a rattlesnake.

1  Thank Randy O
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We found the location pretty easily but never found the ruts. The view was awesome and if you stood there for awhile you could hear the quiet and imagine what 5he pioneers must have felt seeing the vast emptiness.

1  Thank masonzoo1981
Reviewed July 11, 2018

It was interesting to see what was left of the tracks. We spent a while here reading about the history and looking out at the ruts.

1  Thank Vacaymomma02
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Traveling from Dodge City to Trinidad Colorado on a bike, I wouldn't pass up any gas stations! Makes you wonder how they crossed the plains in a covered wagon,

2  Thank Gary R
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We stopped here to view the historical information and the ruts nearby. Worth the time to stop and stretch your legs.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Really nothing to see just tall grass and a few signs telling you where the trail was suppose to be. Was there a number of years ago and remember it being better all outside of course and a little walk so if it is hot...More

2  Thank travelers201168
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This area is the site of the Santa Fe Trail. There are kiosk and a very nice trail. You may not be able to see the actual trail but just to stand where the wagons, cattle, horses, and people passed on there way to Sant...More

Thank Barbara S
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April 4, 2016|
Response from 2NCretiredtravelers | Reviewed this property |
We didn't locate that place along our travels...sorry!
March 17, 2016|
Response from maldenmusic | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog on the very short walk out to the viewing area