Stories

Follow the links below to articles and stories about the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.

The 1846 Trek

Read about the grueling first leg in 1846 of the Mormon evacuation from Nauvoo.

The 1847 Trek

With the winter to organize and gather information, Brigham Young executed a flawless trek to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847.

Oxen: Engines of the Overland Emigration

Learn about oxen, their care, and how they were trained to draw wagons.

Last updated: July 17, 2018

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National Trails Intermountain Region
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504

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(801) 741-1012

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