Our Partners

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The National Park Service (NPS) works with federal agencies, state and local governments, organizations, tribes, and private individuals to administer the California National Historic Trail. Partners provide opportunities for visitors to experience the trail, to discover its story and significance, and they protect and preserve trail resources. To find out more about the trail's partners, and how you can join them, click on the links in the below "Trail Association" and "Trail Partners" sections.

Current and Future Partners

Click the links on the left side of this webpage to discover the services the National Trails staff can provide and the programs your site can participate in.

Trail Association

The Oregon-California Trails Association is the NPS's primary nonfederal partner for the Oregon and California Trails. The association is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to overland emigrant trails and the emigrant experience. It seeks to preserve the California and Orgeon Trails and promote their stories. To learn more, visit the association's website at www.octa-trails.org/.

Trail Partners

Oregon-California Trails Association
PO Box 1019
Independence, MO 64051-0519

The National Oregon/California Trail Center
P.O. Box 323
320 North 4th Street
Montpelier, ID 83254

National Frontier Trails Center
318 West Pacific
Independence, MO 64050

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center
1501 North Poplar Street
Casper, WY 82601


Last updated: January 8, 2020

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Mailing Address:

National Trails Office Regions 6|7|8
California National Historic Trail
1100 Old Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe , NM 87505



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