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?
Joseph Smith and several other high church leaders were jailed here and placed under the guard of local units of the Illinois State Militia. A few days later, on June 27, 1844, a mob of some 200 men stormed the Carthage jail and murdered Joseph and his brother, Hyrum Smith. More...