Place

Bedlam Ruts

Faint depression in grass and sagebrush field with two parallel ruts on either side
Bedlam Ruts Site Overview

Quick Facts

A map of Passport and Places to Go locations for National Historic Trails.

The Bedlam Ruts are a fine stretch of Oregon Trail ruts and swales that visitors can walk. This Trail segment is on 40 acres of undeveloped public lands jointly managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service (Ft. Laramie National Historic Site).

Site Information

The setting is natural and quiet. Onsite interpretive signs tell the story. Reaching the site requires driving on an unpaved road that is usually suitable for passenger sedans when dry. 

Safety Considerations

More Site Information

Oregon National Historic Trail

California National Historic Trail

Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail

Fort Laramie National Historic Site

California National Historic Trail, Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, Oregon National Historic Trail

Last updated: November 3, 2020