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

    Oregon

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

Auto Tour Route - Missouri

Below are driving directions to begin the Oregon National Historic Trail. A general map showing the route is below the directions.

From Independence, Missouri to the Kansas border:

1. Take U.S. Route 24 west to Interstate 435.
2. Turn south onto Interstate 435.
3. Take Interstate 435 south into Kansas.

Total original route miles in Missouri: 16

 
Map image of the auto tour route driving directions from Missouri.
Map image of the auto tour route driving directions from Missouri.
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