• Martin's Cove at Devil's Gate in Wyoming

    Mormon Pioneer

    National Historic Trail IL,IA,NE,UT,WY

Certified Sites on the Mormon Pioneer NHT

The owners and managers of these historic sites and interpretive centers are certified partners with the National Park Service on the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.

(updated August 6, 2013)


Montrose Landing, Main St. and Water St., Montrose

Western Historic Trails Center, 3434 Richard Downing Ave., Council Bluffs


National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific Ave., Independence


Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, astride Interstate 80, 2 miles east of Kearney

Did You Know?

Elkhorn River Crossing near Fremont, Nebraska.

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...