The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center offers exhibits, interpretive programs, living history demonstrations, special events, and workshops.
The 500 acre historic site has over four miles of hiking trails, including an easy access path to original ruts of the Oregon Trail carved by pioneer wagons migrating to Oregon 150 years ago. The hilltop facility offers stunning views, and includes permanent exhibits, a full scale wagon train diorama, and a special interest gift shop.
The Leo Adler Theater hosts lectures, films, music and dramatic presentations. There is a replica gold stamp mill and gold panning demonstration area. Ample parking, picnic area, easy access from the interstate.
A range of both self-guided and facilitated activities offer something for the entire family and all ages. Group tours are welcome. 22267 Highway 86, five miles east of I-84 exit 302 from Baker City.
On the Hell’s Canyon Scenic Byway, and part of the National Landscape Conservation System. Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Managed by USDI Bureau of Land Management and Trail Tenders, Incorporated. Federal recreation fee is charged; federal recreation passes accepted.
Monthly calendar of programs, events and workshops can be found at oregontrail.blm.gov. 541-523-1843.