• 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?

The Mormon Handcart Center at Martin's Cove near Casper, WY.

The Martin Handcart Company of 1856 was caught in a late October snow storm at this location. Rescue wagons from Salt Lake City brought food and clothing. The company continued its trek to a temporary refuge at the cove, but some 150 emigrants died in the freezing cold and blizzard conditions. More...