Auto Tour Route - Iowa
To follow the Auto Tour Route for the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail west through Iowa, from Illinois to Nebraska: follow the directions listed bvelow the map.
From Ft. Madison:
1. Take U.S. Route 61 south to Montrose and U.S. Route 218.
Total original route miles in Iowa: 317
Did You Know?
To keep their wagons from rolling over their oxen teams, Mormon Pioneers found it necessary to lock the rear wheels of their wagons as they descended this steep, rocky road known as Mexican Hill near Guernsey, Wyoming. Image is courtesy of the Wagner Perspective. More...