Sixteen States, 4,900 miles, one Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail winds nearly 4,900 miles through the homelands of more than 60 Tribal nations. It follows the historic outbound and inbound routes of the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803-1806 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Pacific Ocean. Follow the trail to find the people, places, and stories that make up the complex legacy of the expedition. Read More

satellite view of river with detailed map overlays

Use the maps page to plan your adventures along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

earth lodge village in a green prairie
State by State Guide

Find out more about the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail sites in 16 states across the U.S.

blue activity booklet and badge
Be a Junior Ranger

Pick up your free activity book at more than 30 locations in 13 states to earn a Lewis and Clark Trail Junior Ranger badge.

2022 Annual Report. Park Service Logo. Lewis and Clark Trail logo. photo people rafting
Annual Report

Learn about the partnerships and programs at work to commemorate and protect the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.

Two Cyclists bike along river with golden fall colors and mountains beyond.

Explore local tourism sites and attractions by region on this partner-run travel planning site. Photo courtesy of Visit Billings.

Last updated: November 7, 2023

Park footer

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

601 Riverfront Dr.
Omaha, NE 68102


402 661-1804

Contact Us

Explore subjects and stories related to this park