Goods & Services
A small bookstore provides books, videos and other items about the Whitmans, the Cayuse and other Plateau tribes, furtraders and explorers, and the Oregon Trail.
There is a picnic area located at the far end of the parking lot. The tables are available on a first-come first-serve basis. All the tables are wheel-chair accessible.
Drinking fountains are located outside the entrance to the Visitor Center, in the picnic area, and on top of the hill. These fountains are operational spring through fall. Exact dates depend on weather. There are no soda or other vending machines.
A wheelchair is available free of charge for use while visiting the park. For other helpful features see Accessibility.
Did You Know?
Wagons used on the Oregon Trail had to carry nearly 2000 pounds of supplies. They traveled 2000 miles or more to the Oregon Country. Most wagons were pulled by oxen as they could eat the prairie grass and survive without lots of food for lengthy periods.