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

    Mormon Pioneer

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

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.


 
Map image of the auto tour route driving directions for the Mormon Pioneer NHT across Iowa.
Map image of the auto tour route driving directions for the Mormon Pioneer NHT across Iowa.
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From Ft. Madison:

1. Take U.S. Route 61 south to Montrose and U.S. Route 218.
2. Turn west onto U.S. Route 218.
3. Take U.S. Route 218 west to State Route 2.
4. Take State Route 2 west to State Route 204N.
5. Turn north onto State Route 204N.
6. Take State Route 204N north to State Route J20.
7. Turn west onto State Route J20.
8.Turn north onto U.S. Route 69.
9. Take U.S. Route 69 to U.S. Route 34.
10. Turn west onto U.S. Route 34.
11. Take U.S. Route 34 to State Route 25.
12. Turn north onto State Route 25.
13. Take State Route 25 north to State Route 92.
14. Turn west onto State Route 92.
15. Take State Route 92 to Interstate 29.
16. Turn north onto Interstate 29 and into Omaha, Nebraska.

Total original route miles in Iowa: 317

Did You Know?

Charlotte Dansie Grave

In 1849, Young Charlotte Dansie of Newton Suffolk, England, died in childbirth along with her infant son Joseph while traveling through the South Pass area of Wyoming with her new husband. One in 10 emigrants met a similar fate enroute to a new life in the American West during the 1840s-1870s. More...