Auto Tour Route - Idaho
Below are driving directions to follow the Oregon National Historic Trail west through Idaho, from Wyoming to Oregon. A simple map showing the general route is below the directions.
From the Wyoming/Idaho border following U.S. 30 west:
To follow the Snake River cutoff, take steps 1-10 above, then:
Did You Know?
Emigrants bound for western lands in the 1840-60s followed the Sweetwater River across Wyoming from near Fort Laramie in the southeast to Fort Bridger in the southwest passing by the Devil's Gate, a spectacular cleavage in stone that proved impassable without mountain climbing equipment. More...