Support Your Park
Visits to national parks inspire people to plan another trip, to tell their friends about their experience, and often, to ask how they can help. We love that!There are a number of ways that you can help support the work of the National Park Service as it endeavors to provide opportunities for Americans and travelers from around the world to learn about the significance of the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, and protect and preserve the historic remnants of the trail.
The National Park Service, for the most part, does not own or manage the lands the Mormon Pioneer NHT crosses over. Therefore, we rely heavily on the work and the efforts of our many partner organizations to accomplish our mission. Please be sure to visit our Partner pages to see how you might become involved.
Did You Know?
The Elkhorn River, a few days from the Mormon Winter Quarters at Council Bluffs, was one of the first major water crossings encountered by the Mormons. In April 1847, several days were spent building rafts to ferry the first 72 wagons across the flooded river. More...