Auto Tour Route - Nebraska
To follow the Auto Tour Route of the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail west through Nebraska from Omaha: follow the driving directions listed below the map.
To follow the trail west from Council Bluffs, Iowa:
Total original route miles in Nebraska: 511
Did You Know?
The Martin Handcart Company of 1856 was caught in a late October snow storm at this location. Rescue wagons from Salt Lake City brought food and clothing. The company continued its trek to a temporary refuge at the cove, but some 150 emigrants died in the freezing cold and blizzard conditions. More...