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

    Mormon Pioneer

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

Auto Tour Route - Illinois

To begin the auto tour route of the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail heading west from Nauvoo, Illinois, follow the driving directions below the map.


 
Map image of the Auto Tour Route driving directions from Illinois.
Map image of the Auto Tour Route driving directions from Illinois.
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From Nauvoo:

  1. Take State Route 96 east, then north to State Route 9.
  2. Turn west onto State Route 9 at Niota.
  3. Take State Route 9 west into Iowa.
Total original route miles in Illinois: 2

Did You Know?

Fort Bridger Wyoming

Fort Bridger was one of the few trading posts on the Oregon, California, & Mormon Pioneer trails where pioneer emigrants could stop for refuge to repair their wagons and restock their supplies. From here the trails split to the northwest toward Oregon, or to the west toward Utah and California. More...