Mormon Pioneer Historic Trail Map and Brochure
Download a copy of the official map: http://hfc.nps.gov/carto/PDF/MOPImap1.pdf
Please e-mail us to request a hard copy of the official trail brochure that includes a map of the trail. Due to sequestration, we lack the staff to respond to requests immediately. Brochures will arrive between 2-4 weeks.
Auto Tour Route Guides (pdf files)
These are state by state guides that provide an overview of trail history through each state and driving directions to suggested points of interest that provide interpretive media and/or educational services.
The Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guide series are a work in progress. Below are the interpretive guides currently available. As new guides are developed, they will be posted here.
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...