Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I obtain a map and brochure for the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail?
Trail brochures may be obtained from a number of locations, including the National Trails Intermountain Region office in Salt Lake City, Utah. The "Contact Us" link in the left navigation menu has information for writing or calling the office. Many museums and visitor centers along the trail also have these same brochures. The Links and Resources page will provide a sample of some of these sites along the trail.
Where can I find Mormon Trail Passport Cancellation Stations for the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail?
There are several locations along this 1,300 mile historic route that have NPS Passport cancellation stations.
Did You Know?
The Elkhorn River, a few days from the Mormon Winter Quarters at Council Bluffs, was one of the first major water crossings encountered by the Mormons. In April 1847, several days were spent building rafts to ferry the first 72 wagons across the flooded river. More...