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The Southwestern Cattle Trails

Great Western Trail crossing at the Cimarron River between Oklahoma and Kansas

Three cattle trails crossed the Red River during the 19th century: the Shawnee, the Chisholm, and the Great Western. While purists continue to argue the names for the trails and some parts of their routes, they are nonetheless an integral part of the Red River's history.

Mosey on up with the Red River Historian as we explore some of the history and places where you can enjoy your own historic road trip!

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