The California National Historic Trail extends from midwestern states to California and Oregon.
GIS Interactive Map
The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer.
Places to Go along the Trail
California National Historic Trail Topographical Map
A color, topographical map of the entire California NHT is available as a pdf file (744kb). Because the over 5,000 mile long trail covers parts of ten states, this map measures approximately 46" x 9".
Maps for following the California NHT by automobile can be found on the publications webpage. These street maps provide an approximate route for retracing the California NHT.
To order maps and brochures, please visit Trail Brochures.
Last updated: January 8, 2021