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?
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.