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(Kansas Heritage thanks Stephen Chinn for providing this chart.

The Route of the Santa Fe Trail

Old Franklin & Boonville Fort Osage *Independence* [follows Oregon Trail route for 20-30 miles] Westport -----KANSAS-----
Missouri Kansas state line -- Johnson County Shawnee Mission Elm Grove/Lone Elm campground, south of Olathe west of Gardner --*Santa Fe Trail & Oregon Trail junction/divide* Edgerton Baldwin City Worden Globe Overbrook 110 Mile Creek Scranton Burlingame Dragoon Creek Council Grove Neosho River Diamond Springs--discovered by Ben Jones Lost Springs Cottonwood River Crossing Stone Corral Cow Creek Station Fort Zarah Walnut Creek Great Bend Pawnee Rock Larned -- Fort Larned Garfield Kinsley Lower Crossing (limited use)------------| near mouth of Mulberry Creek | at Ford, Kansas | | | Fort Dodge--Dodge City | Fort Mann--Fort Atkinson | The Caches | Middle/Cimarron Crossing----------------| at Cimarron, KS | 1830's established fording area | | | Chouteau's Island -- Upper Crossing-----| | at Ingalls, KS | | used in early years| | | Mountain Route: Jornada Route: Garden City Lakin Fort Aubrey Water Scrape (Middle Crossing) Syracuse New Bent's Fort Cimarron River Fort Lyon No. 1 (Wise) Ulysses (Upper Crossing) Fort Lyon No. 2 Wagon Bed Springs (Lower Spring) at ----Colorado---- junction of Lower & Middle & Old Bent's Fort Upper Crossing (south of Ulysses) La Junta Trinidad Middle Spring Raton Pass Upper Spring check: OK/NM ----(New) Mexico---- Raton Cold Spring Clifton House Camp Nichols Cimarron McNee's Crossing Rayado Round Mound Ocate Crossing Point of Rocks Fort Union Wagon Mound | | |______La Junta (Watrous)______| Las Vegas San Miguel Pecos Ruins Glorieta Pass | | Santa Fe, New Mexico -- Fort Marcy

The plaza at the end of the trail

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