The Oregon Trail is a 2,170-mile (3,490 km) historic east–west, large-wheeled
wagon route and ... Lewis and Clark initially believed they had found a practical
overland route to the west coast...
Facts, information and articles about The Oregon Trail, a part of Westward
Expansion from the ..... Still, few travelers found reason to complain about the
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to ...
Weaving together a series of Indian trails, Stuart found South Pass through the ...
Who really found the Oregon Trail? In 1800, the American West was still wild
country--no cities, no railroads and no cattle ranches yet existed. It was quiet and
Oregon Trail also Oregon-California Trail a route across the central United States
, from ... After 1848, when gold was discovered in California, numbers declined.
The Oregon Trail migration, more correctly known as the Oregon-California Trail
... from an emigrant wagon train and a nearby Sioux village found it and ate it.
Kids learn about the Oregon Trail from the Old West. A roadway used by pioneers
in covered wagons to travel west.
The Oregon Trail, one of the key migration routes west, spanned over 2170 ...
more would follow, especially after gold was discovered in California in 1849.
The Oregon Trail was a 2000-mile route to the West for thousands of settlers in ...
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery spent the better part of the next ...
The trail facts which appear on our website are the work of Dr. Robert Munkres,
our resident historical expert, who compiled them from various sources.