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

    Mormon Pioneer

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

Suggested Trail Sites to Visit

Listed below is a sampling of trail sites that you can visit on the Mormon Pioneer NHT. Choose from the text listing below the map for information about each site.


 
Map image of suggested trail sites to visit along the Mormon Pioneer NHT.
Map image of suggested trail sites to visit along the Mormon Pioneer NHT.
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Mormon Pioneer NHT sites:

  1. Montrose Landing - Montrose, Iowa
  2. Garden Grove - Garden Grove, Iowa
  3. Mount Pisgah - Thayer, Iowa
  4. Winter Quarters Complex - Omaha, Nebraska
  5. Murdock Site - Alda, Nebraska
  6. Sand Hill Ruts - Sutherland, Nebraska
  7. Ancient Bluff Ruins - Broadwater, Nebraska
  8. Fort Bridger - Fort Bridger, Wyoming
  9. This is the Place Heritage Park - Salt Lake City, Utah

Did You Know?

The Mormon Handcart Center at Martin's Cove near Casper, WY.

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...