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

    Mormon Pioneer

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

Auto Tour Route - Utah

To follow the Auto Tour Route for the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail west from Wyoming to the trail's end at Salt Lake City, Utah: follow the driving directions listed below the map.


 
Map image of the driving directions  for following the Mormon Pioneer NHT into Utah.
Map image of the driving directions  for following the Mormon Pioneer NHT into Utah.
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From the Wyoming to the Utah border:

1. Take Interstate 80 west to Interstate 84.
2. Turn west onto Interstate 84.
3. Take Interstate 84 west to State Route 65.
4. Turn south onto State Route 65.
5. Take State Route 65 south to Interstate 80.
6. Turn west onto Interstate 80.
7. Continue west on Interstate 80 to Salt Lake City and the end of the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.

Total original route miles in Utah: 74

Did You Know?

Little Emmigration Canyon near Salt Lake City, Utah.

After leaving Ft. Bridger, the Mormon Pioneer Company followed a rough route described by mountain man Jim Bridger toward a valley on the west side of the mountains. The climb up through this canyon would take them to a high vantage point and their first glimpse of the Great Salt Lake Valley. More...