• Trail of Tears artwork and trail walk

    Trail Of Tears

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

Maps

Choose one of the following or scroll down the page: 2012 Official Map - Historic Trail Map - GIS Interactive Map

 
 
2012 TRTE MAP
2012 Trail of Tears map
NPS
 
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Map of Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

NPS - 11/09

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Map

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. View the map to learn more about the locations of Trail of Tears sites.

Small file size (162 KB pdf)

Large file size (2.12 MB jpg)

 
GIS map page

GIS Interactive Map

The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer. Choose the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.

Click here for the interactive trails
map viewer.

Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer.

The top right menu allows you to look at the trail overlaid on street, topographic, or imagery maps. The top left menu lists functions you can give to the map - measure distance, make a printable map, and more.

Did You Know?

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

Thousands of Cherokee people lost their lives during their forced removal from their homelands in the Southeast to the Indian Territory (Oklahoma) in the late 1830s. Road conditions, illness, and miserable weather conditions all took their toll on the Trail of Tears, now a National Historic Trail.