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Oregon National Historic Trail - Idaho

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Bureau of Land Management
2620 Kimberly Road
Twin Falls, ID 83301

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801-539-4095

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In the mid-1800s, thousands of pioneers followed the Oregon Trail2,000 miles from Missouri to Oregon in search of a better life.However, the Oregon Trail was never just one route. Some emigrantsdeviated from the main trail in search of water and livestock forage,while others found shortcuts and better routes to avoid difficult terrain.

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Two segments of the primary route, North Trail and Sinker Creek, arelocated in southwestern Idaho, and visitors today can still see originalwagon ruts. Interpretive sites at Bonneville Point, 16 miles southeast of Boise, and at the Milner Site, 4 miles west of Burley.

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