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?
After leaving Ft. Bridger, the Mormon Pioneer Company followed a rough route described by mountain man Jim Bridger toward a valley on the west side of the mountains. The climb up through this canyon would take them to a high vantage point and their first glimpse of the Great Salt Lake Valley. More...