• 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

Trail Newsletter

August Trail Companion 2014 Remington Nature Center cover photo

Remington Nature Center located along the Riverwalk in St. Joseph, Missouri

courtesy of the City of St. Joseph, Missouri

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Welcome the to the August 2014 edition of The Trail Companion. In this edition you will find stories regarding:

  • From the Superintendent: The Lewis and Clark Trail, A Tapestry of Indian Trails
  • Trailscapes: Take a Hike (in the Columbia Gorge)!
  • Volunteers-in-Action: Trail Volunteer Patch
  • The Trailhead: A New Designation
  • Lewis and Clark NHT Headquarters' Vistor Center: 19th Century Geo Engineers
  • Remington Nature Center: A Gem on the Lewis and Clark Trail
  • Little Known Facts by Dr. H. Carl Camp: Captain Lewis Conquers the Ohio, Riffle-by-Riffle
  • Eastern Legacy: Proposed Eastward Extension of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
  • DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge: A Summer of Learning
  • Administrative Officer Moving On (and UP)!
  • The Trail Interactive Atlas Going Mobile

Did You Know?

Columbia River

Jefferson sent the Corps of Discovery to find the "most direct & practicable water communication across [the] continent." Although the Corps did not find the water route Jefferson had hoped for, they did explore 4 major rivers: the Missouri, the Columbia, the Snake, and the Yellowstone.