National Park Service Trail Sites
Other Federal Agencies
The Bureau of Land Management, Historic Trails Office can provide information on trail routes, historic sites, accessibility, and trail conditions.
- The Eastern Idaho Visitor Information Center has Idaho state maps, various other maps of Idaho and western Wyoming, and books on Idaho and surrounding attractions.
- The Pocatello Resource Area is where several historic trail segments crossed. It has several pamphlets on trails in the area, and the publication "Emigrant Trails of Southern Idaho."
- The Oregon State Office has a BLM Oregon Recreation Guide.
The National Oregon Trail Interpretive Center offers a museum, interpretive programs, and information on the Oregon Trail in eastern Oregon.
Caribou National Forest has information on travel in southeast Idaho, the Lander Cutoff, and Soda Springs.
The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest has information on trail conditions on the Blue Mountain Crossing section of the Oregon Trail.
This site has an End of the Oregon Trail Loop Tour brochure and information on trail resources on the river route.
This site is an excellent source for information on the Barlow road, including a detailed map, information on hiking, camping, and historic sites along the route.
- This site has information on the Whitman Route of the Oregon Trail.
State Historic Sites and Organizations
This site has information on Oregon, California, Pony Express, and Mormon Trails in southwest Wyoming, and a restored military and fur trade post, museum, and outdoor exhibits.
Rock Creek Station State Historic Park was a road ranch catering to stages, freight lines, and emigrant traffic on the Oregon Trail. It was also a stage station and swing station for the Pony Express. It offers an interpretive center, picnic and playground areas, hiking and nature trails, Oregon Trail ruts, and modern campground.
Fort Kearny State Historic Park was the first military post along the Oregon Trail. It has a museum, outdoor exhibits, and bookstore.
Here you can view prominent Oregon Trail ruts, Windlass Hill, museum, and outdoor exhibits.
To see Oregon Trail ruts, Register Rock, hiking trails, and also enjoy campfire programs in summer, visit Massacre Rocks State Park.
- Three Island Crossing State Park
Three Island Crossing State Park has brochures and information on Oregon Trail ruts/remnants in the area of Three Island Ford. It also has interpretive programs in summer.
- The Oregon Trail Coordinating Council provides detailed information on the Oregon Trail across the state of Oregon.
- Oregon Trail Coordinating Council
222 NW Davis
Portland, OR 97205
The Eastern Oregon Visitors Association provides information on attractions and the Oregon Trail in eastern Oregon.
Private Museums and Partner Associations
State Tourism Information