Things To Know Before You Come
Pets are allowed outside on the lawns and trails as long as they are on a leash. Assistance animals are allowed inside the Visitor Center.
A picnic area is located at the far end of the Visitor Center parking lot. The tables are available on a first-come first-serve basis. All the tables are wheel-chair accessible.
Accessibility features include accessible restrooms and picnic tables, paved paths, an open-captioned slide show, a braille version of the park brochure, and large print text of trailside recordings. A wheelchair is available for loan.
The park brochure, trail guide, and the park slide show are available in Spanish.
Large Vehicle Parking
Spaces for trailer and bus parking are located on the out-going side of the parking oval.
Bring Your Own Food
There is no food service or vending machines on site.
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.