Things To Do
Ranger Programs are presented throughout the day during the summer (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day). (click here for building hours)
Saturday Evening Ranger Programs - The Visitor Center may close at 6:00, but rangers will still be on the park grounds answering questions and giving talks. Join a ranger between 6:00 and 7:00 PM for a 20 - 40 minute presentation. Meet on the back patio.
Did You Know?
The Whitmans’ mission was important to early Oregon Trail travelers. Those who were sick, tired, or hungry or who needed a wagon fixed would make the side trip to the mission. Some would spend the winter with the Whitmans before continuing on to the Willamette Valley.