• Trail of Tears artwork and trail walk

    Trail Of Tears

    National Historic Trail AL,AR,GA,IL,KY,MO,NC,OK,TN

Plan Your Visit

 

The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail passes through the present-day states of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. Due to the trail's length, you may decide to travel its entirety or just one or two sites. Take time to plan your trip to meet your needs. View the brochure and maps to learn more about the locations of Trail of Tears sites.

Brochures

Further Trip Planning

To assist with planning your visit, view lists of trail-related sites by state at Places to Go and a list of trail-related sites managed by the federal government on Nearby Attractions.

Travel and tourism information is available by phone or on the Internet at the websites listed below.

Alabama

www.touralabama.org

Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel 800-252-2262

Arkansas

www.arkansas.com

Georgia

www.georgia.org

Illinois

www.southernmostillinois.com

Southern Illinois Tourism Council 800-342-3100

Kentucky

www.kytourism.com

Missouri

www.visitmo.com

North Carolina

www.visitnc.com

North Carolina Travel and Tourism 800-847-4862

Oklahoma

www.travelok.com

Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department 800-652-6552

Tennessee

http://tennesseeguidebook.com/

 

Did You Know?

Elkhorn Tavern at Pea Ridge, Arkansas, on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail is one of 19 national historic trails in the National Trail System, which also contains national scenic and recreational trails.