Support Your Park
Frank Tortorich - the Oregon-California Trails Association.
Visits to national parks inspire people to plan another trip, to tell their friends about their experience, and often, to ask how they can help. We love that!
There are a number of ways that you can help support the work of the National Park Service as it endeavors to provide opportunities for Americans and travelers from around the world to learn about the significance of the California National Historic Trail, and protect and preserve the historic remnants of the trail.
Did You Know?
William Henry Jackson painted this scene of emigrants crossing the Missouri River from Independence, MO. Each Spring hundreds and thousands of emigrant wagons lined up for days waiting their turn to cross over into what was wilderness in the mid-1800s on their way to a new beginning. More...