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


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

Fees & Reservations

Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations and hours vary at the discretion of the site administrator/manager. Large groups are encouraged to make prior arrangements for tours, where available.

The Links & Resources page maintains a partial list of contact information for site managers as well as a bibliography of suggested reading materials.

Information about purchasing the America the Beautiful Passes is available here. There are no fees for visiting the national historic trails, but some trail resources and sites are on federal lands managed by other agencies that do collect these fees.

Please respect private property by staying in public areas, and help protect our national heritage by leaving trail resources undisturbed.

Did You Know?

Blue Mountain Crossing near La Grande, Oregon

After a long and arduous late summer climb up the Blue Mountians of eastern Oregon, wagon train emigrants headed for Oregon in the 1840s-1860s were rewarded with a walk in the cool shade of its coniferous forest. More...