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?
After climbing up onto the prairie out of the Platte River Valley of western Nebraska, emigrant wagons headed for Oregon & California in the 1840s-1860s were faced with a very steep descent down Windless Hill near Ash Hollow. More...