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La Jornada & Point Of Rocks

Kansas State Historical Marker
Morton County
      The Cimarron Cutoff or Dry Route, of the old Santa Fe Trail extended southwest from several Arkansas River crossings to the Cimaroon River, a distance of 50 to 60 miles. This route was a perilous stretch of arid plains known to travelers as La Jornada.

    US-56, Morton County
    Roadside turnout, north of Elkhart