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To Plan A Trip

May 2024
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Starting in March 1993, six states whose territory were crossed by the trail launched a variety of special events to mark the 150th anniversary of the first organized wagon train. A main attraction is an actual wagon-train journey, but financial constraints will keep it from crossing all the states, as originally planned; it is following the trail only in Idaho and Oregon, starting in late June and ending in September. For details on the many other celebrations, contact the following: Oregon Trail Coordinating Council (503-22-TRAIL), Missouri Division of Tourism (314-751-4133), Kansas Travel & Tourism Division (913-296-2009), Nebraska Travel & Tourism Division (402-471-3796 or 800-228-4307), Wyoming Division of Tourism (307-777-7777 or 800-225-5996), Idaho Division of Tourism Development (208-334-2470 or 800-635-7820), and Oregon Tourism Division (503-523-2481).

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