• Scotts Bluff National Monument is located in western Nebraska, landmark for the Pony Express, Oregon, California and Mormon Pioneer national historic trails

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    National Historic Trail ID,KS,MO,NE,OR,WY

Brochures

Oregon National Historic Trail Map and Brochure

Please e-mail us to request a copy of the official trail brochure. Due to sequestration, we lack the staff to respond to requests immediately. Brochures will arrive between 2-4 weeks.

Download the text only trail brochure in large print. The guide is formatted for ADA standards when printed at 11" x 17". To receive a printed copy e-mail us.


Oregon Trail Topographic Map (pdf file)

Because the 2,000-mile trail covers six states, this map measures approximately 50" x 10". Download map


Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guides (pdf files)

These are state by state guides that provide an overview of local trail history and driving directions to suggested points of interest that provide interpretive media and/or educational services.

Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guides can also be found at many travel and tourism centers along the historic trail route.

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?

Windless Hill near Ash Hollow on the Oregon & California trails.

After climbing up onto the prairie out of the Platte River Valley of western Nebraska, emigrant wagons headed for Oregon & California in the 1840s-1860s were faced with a very steep descent down Windless Hill near Ash Hollow. More...