Emigrant Road - An Oregon Trail Adventure
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Out Of The Blues
Keeney Pass to The Dalles, Oregon


Key to listings along the journey roughly east-to-west:

Abbreviations
NP
SP
National Park
State Park
SHP
SHS
State Historical Park
or Site
NM National Monument
NRA
SRA
National or State
Recreation Area

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Point of interest as featured in Emigrant Road

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Point of interest also featured in Emigrant Road

Dark Gray

Point of interest not featured in Emigrant Road
 
Things to see and do along today's Oregon Trail
 
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Keeney Pass, Lytle Rd se of Vale (interpretive panels, no services)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Birch Creek, w of I-84 exit 353, (dirt road access, ruts)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Farewell Bend SP, I-84 exit 353 (emigrants' last view of Snake River, picnic areas, playground, camping in "covered wagons")
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Hells Canyon NRA (viewpoints of deep river canyon, jet-boat rides, scenic byway)
Chief Joseph Days, Joseph, July (rodeo, picnic)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Lake Wallowa SP, Hwy 82 s of Joseph (camping, boating, hiking, picnic areas, beautiful mountain lake views)
Wallowa Lake Tramway, off Hwy 82 at south end of Lake Wallowa ("steepest tram in North America" )

LOOK AT THE MAP

Photo Copyright Southwind Productions National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Flagstaff Hill e of Baker City (exhibits, trails, ruts, living history displays, daily programs)
Ladd Canyon Hill, I-84 mile marker 269, (view of Grande Ronde and surrounding mountains, interpretive rest stop at bottom)
Oregon Trail Days/Rendezvous, LaGrande, August (picnic, parade, craft fair)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Hilgard Junction SP, Hilgard (streamside camping, originally an emigrant campground)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Oregon Trail Interpretive Park at Blue Mountain Crossing , I-84 exit 248 (tall pines, ruts, interpretive trails & panels, living history volunteers in summer)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Squaw Creek Overlook, e of I-84 off frontage rd (viewpoint)
Deadman Pass Rest Area, I-84 mile post 228, (view of Emigrant Hill)
Tamustalik Cultural Institute, Umatilla Reservation, I-84 exit 216, 1 mi n via Hwy 331 (Umatilla cultural and interpretive center, shows how Native Americans were affected by the coming of the Oregon Trail and westward migration)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions Whitman Mission NHS, s of Hwy 12, w of Walla Walla (monuments, grounds, visitor center, picnic area)
Weatherford Monument, off Hwy 19 (historical marker)
Stonehenge "re-creation", Maryhill, WA (war memorial, walk among the stones, views above the Columbia River)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions First View Columbia River Monument, w end of Biggs, OR (historical marker)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions The Dalles Dam, e of The Dalles (view of rapids, dam)
Photo Copyright Southwind Productions End of the Trail Monument, The Dalles, in the park at 6th & Union Sts (stone to mark end of overland trail)
Fort Dalles Museum, 15th & Garrison Sts (historical exhibits)

OKAY, WHERE AM I?
I GIVE UP
JUST A LITTLE FARTHER


Additonal Image Credits:
Map: Darin Tompkins

Produced by Southwind Productions