2019 El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail Highlights

Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association (CARTA)


Partnerships — BLM, NPS, New Mexico Historic Sites, and the Texas Historical Commission entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding collaboration on interpretation along the national historic trail. NPS and BLM invited CARTA to participate in a public outreach initiative in support of an interpretative plan the agencies are funding a contractor to develop.


Planning — Assisted in the development of the request for proposals (RFP) for a National Historic Trail Development Concept Plan that will provide a vision for the preservation and development for public use and retracement of the trail in Bernalillo County.


Strategic Plan — CARTA updated its bylaws and its five-year strategic plan to guide the organization’s direction in the near future.

Funding — NPS Southwest Border Resource Protection Program funded a cultural landscape history of the Oñate Crossing historic site and the Oñate Crossing Cultural Landscape/Historic Structures Documentation Project. BLM and NPS jointly funded a contractor for an interpretive plan.