Tags: Colorado

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

  Established: November 10, 1978 Managing Nonprofit: Continental Divide Trail Coalition, Continental Divide Trail Society Managing Agency: USDA Forest Service   The Continental Divide is an imaginary line that divides the North American continent in half. Water that falls to the west of that line…

California National Historic Trail

  Established: August 3, 1992 Managing Nonprofit: Oregon-California Trails Association Managing Agency: National Park Service   The California National Historic Trail follows in the footsteps (and wagon ruts) of more than 250,000 emigrants who made their way across the continental United States during the 1840s…

Old Spanish National Historic Trail

  Established: December 4, 2002 Managing Nonprofit: Old Spanish Trail Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     Mexican trader Antonio Armijo led the first commercial caravan between Abiquiú, New Mexico and Los Angeles, California in 1829. Versions of this route were then used by…

Pony Express National Historic Trail

  Established: August 3, 1992 Managing Nonprofit: National Pony Express Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     Founded in April 1860, the legendary Pony Express ran for only 18 months before it was rendered irrelevant by the installation of a transcontinental telegraph. Today, the Pony…

Santa Fe National Historic Trail

  Established: May 8, 1987 Managing Nonprofit: Santa Fe Trail Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     In 1821, the Santa Fe Trail became America’s first great international commercial highway, and for nearly sixty years thereafter was one of the nation’s great routes of…

Year in review – Continental Divide Trail Coalition

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition sent its thanks and New Year’s greetings to all its supporters.

Continental Divide Trail Coalition

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is a 501 (c) (3) national non-profit membership organization founded by a group of citizens passionate about the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.