• photo of a replica keelboat with a crew member on the bow at sunset

    Lewis & Clark

    National Historic Trail ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA

Site Certification for Visitors

Site certification logo

Logo for certified sites on the Lewis and Clark NHT.

NPS

Certified sites are places where visitors can learn about or experience the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Only sites that are open to the public are eligible for certification. How can you tell which sites are certified? The logo to the left is displayed at certified sites. You may also consult this map (pdf). Any site marked with a red dot is a certified site.

Did You Know?

Tools of scienc

Jefferson expected the Expedition to learn about the people, plants and animals of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. None of the men of the Expedition was a trained scientist, but fulfilling Jefferson’s instructions required skills in cartography, ethnography, botany, zoology, and meteorology.