• Chimney Rock was an important emigrant landmark in western Nebraska

    California

    National Historic Trail CA,CO,ID,KS,MO,NE,NV,OR,UT,WY

Exhibits

The California NHT follows an extraordinary corridor in America history. Visit this page often to view exhibits that tell the stories through time.


The exhibits can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download this free program, click here. If you have a slow Internet connection, it may take a few minutes to access the files.

Did You Know?

The Silver Mountains and Bonneville Salt Flats along the Nevada and Utah border.

After struggling across nearly 100 miles of salt flats and soft, wet sand in Utah's Great Salt Lake Desert in the late summer of 1846, the Donner-Reed wagon train reached the Silver Mountains and fresh water just north of this location along Interstate 80 near the Nevada/Utah border. More...