A free-standing self-guided walking tour that illustrates a microcosm of northern New Mexico history. The trail loops from our village’s main intersection (and sole traffic light) to our historic plaza. Start at the Welcome kiosk on the corner and follow the directional arrows. Long-lasting signs are now installed.
At times, we have celebrated National Trails Day on at a gathering on the site, with history-focused camaraderie, music, and insider guides, there to answer questions. This half-mile walkable route
Please use caution until new stairs can bridge the old stairs in the church parking lot, at stop #5. Explore all the research for a deeper understanding of many topics the trail’s signs introduce along with local memories.
Creation of this project was funded by National Park Services’ Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program, Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area, New Mexico Humanities Council with support from Village of Questa, US Forest Service, Chevron, Taos County Lodgers Tax, and LEAP. Thanks to QCC’s current sponsors for their support of our ongoing projects: The Taos Community Foundation, Art Questa, Ambitions Consulting Group, Virsylvia Farms, plus many individual donors.