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Where did the Goodnight Loving Trail begin?

Last Updated: 1st April, 2020

Fort Belknap

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Similarly, where did the Goodnight Loving Trail start and end?

Ultimately the trail ran from Young County, Texas, southwest to Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River, then northwards to Fort Sumner, through Colorado, ending in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Also, how long is the Goodnight Loving Trail in miles? The result was the Goodnight-Loving Trail, a 700-mile route through west Texas and New Mexico that eventually brought the cattle right into the booming mining regions of Colorado.

Subsequently, question is, when was Goodnight Loving Trail established?


Was Charles Goodnight a Texas Ranger?

Goodnight joined the Texas Rangers in 1857 and fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War. Now he joined forces with Goodnight, and in 1866 they set out with two thousand head to blaze a trail from Belknap, Texas, to Fort Sumner, New Mexico, which became known as the Goodnight-Loving Trail.

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