Basic Information

GIS Data and Information
For Geographic Information System data regarding the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, please visit the Resource Information Management page of the National Trails office website.

 

Entrance Fees:

 
Hikers walk a path surrounded by pine trees on the side of a hill in Ash Hollow, Nebraska.
Hikers walk at Ash Hollow State Historical Park on the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail in Nebraska.

Trail Administration

The Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail was designated by Congress in 1978 and is administered by the National Park Service as a component of the National Trails System. This historic trail commemorates the 1846-47 journey of the Mormon people from Nauvoo, Illinois to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. The designated corridor is almost 1,300 miles long and the land it runs through is managed by private, state, local, federal, and nonprofit landowners. Trail sites are in private, municipal, tribal, federal, or state ownership. Please ask for permission before visiting any trail sites on private lands and check with public sites for visiting hours and regulations.

Protect the Trail

To foster trail preservation, do not use metal detectors, dig at sites, collect artifacts, or remove anything. Please respect these historic places.

Last updated: October 31, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

National Trails
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504

Phone:

(801) 741-1012

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