• 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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Did You Know?

Bubbling, carbonated waters of Soda Springs, Idaho.

Sulphur Springs, near the community of Soda Springs, Idaho, intirgued many Oregon and California bound emigrants. Numerous diaries and journals note the bubbling soda waters and thermal pools - curiosities never before seen by most who passed this way in the 1840s-1860s. More...