Trade Along El Camino Real


Learn about the various goods that were traded along El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro.


El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (The Royal Road to the Interior Lands), which traverses parallel to the Rio Grande, is one of the oldest trails in North America. This presentation will introduce the Camino and highlight just a few of the trade goods that were brought along the trail and how those goods — and the trail itself — impacted the development of present day New Mexico.

Targeted to: any age

Program Duration: 45-60 minutes

In-Person options: On-site (recommended) or in classroom

Additional information


Fort Selden Historic Site & Taylor-Mesilla Historic Property


Social Studies


History, Westward Expansion

Age Group

Pre-K – Kindergarten, 1st – 2nd Grade, 3rd – 5th Grade, 6th – 8th Grade, 9th – 12th Grade, Homeschool, College, Adult, Out of school time organizations