Explore the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail across five states to see the route 70,000 Mormons traveled from 1846 to 1869 to escape religious persecution. The Pioneer Company of 1846-1847 established the first route from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Salt Lake City, Utah, covering about 1,300 miles.
An American Exodus
Follow the Trails
Visit the trails using our Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guides that provide directions where visitors will find trail remnants.
Visit Trail Sites
Experience the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail with this guide to selected sites on the trail.
Your Centennial on the Trail
Celebrate the centennial with us! We invite you to participate in trail experiences and events to learn, be inspired, or simply have fun!
National Historic Trails Mobile Tour
Explore three national historic trails in Utah with this free tour!
Last updated: July 12, 2016