• View of the Monument across the Snake River

    Hagerman Fossil Beds

    National Monument Idaho

History & Culture

Covered wagon with the sides rolled up.
Model of a typical covered wagon used during the voyage west.
NPS Photo

The Oregon Trail crosses the southern portion of Hagerman Fossil Beds. The Monument is one of only four units in the National Park system that contains parts of the Oregon National Historic Trail. Ruts for the trail can be seen at the Oregon Trail Overlook parking lot.

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