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?
The first train of Mormon wagons ferried across the Mississippi on February 4, 1846, and then camped for nearly a month at nearby Sugar Creek while waiting for Young to conclude business at Nauvoo. During the wait, temperatures dropped further and the river froze over. More...