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

    Mormon Pioneer

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

Auto Tour Route - Wyoming

To follow the Auto Tour Route of the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail west through Wyoming, from Nebraska to Utah: follow the driving directions listed below.


 
Map image of the auto tour route driving directions for the Mormon Pioneer NHT across Wyoming.
Map image of the auto tour route driving directions for the Mormon Pioneer NHT across Wyoming.
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From the Nebraska to the Wyoming border:

1. Take U.S. Route 26 west to Interstate 25.
2. Turn north onto Interstate 25.
3. Take Interstate 25 west to State Route 220 at Casper.
4. Turn west onto State Route 220.
5. Take State Route 220 to U.S. Route 287.
6. Turn west onto U.S. Route 287.
7. Take U.S. Route 287 west to State Route 28.
8. Turn West onto State Route 28.
9. Take State Route 28 west to State Route 372.
10. Turn south onto State Route 372.
11. Take State Route 372 to Interstate 80.
12. Turn west onto Interstate 80.

Total original route miles in Wyoming: 511

Did You Know?

Jail in Carthage, Illinois where Mormon Church founder Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum were murdered during a riot.

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...