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.
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...