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.
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.
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?
A few days out of Independence, Missouri, emigrants often camped here for several days in the 1840s waiting for the flooded Blue River to retreat so that they could safely cross.