Oregon National Historic Trail Topographical MapA map of the Oregon NHT is available as a pdf file (2.36mb). Because the 2,000-mile trail covers six states, this map measures approximately 50" x 10". Download map
Driving directions for following the Oregon NHT by automobile are available using the state links below. These generic maps include driving directions that approximate the historic Oregon trail route between Independence, Missouri & Oregon City, Oregon.
GIS Interactive Map
The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer. Choose the Santa Fe National Historic Trail and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.
Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer.
Did You Know?
Known as the southern route of the Oregon Trail, the Applegate Trail provided an alternative for settlers who wanted to avoid the perils of the Columbia River. After nearly 150 years the Applegate Trail still serves as the basis for the Oregon's major transportation route. More...