2,000 Miles of Adventure

Between 1841 and 1869, up to 250,000 people sold their belongings, packed wagons, and set out for California. Learn the stories of the pioneers who endured the 2,000 mile trek; some seeking land, some gold, others seeking adventure, and some for reasons we may never know. Discover in their words 2,000 miles of adventure.

13th Annual California Trail Days

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Join us for the Annual Trail Days Event in Elko, Nevada. Come see the 1850 Wagon Encampment and Shoshone Summer Camp at the California Trail Interpretive Center.

June 4-5, 2016

See pioneer life along the trail and Native American culture come to life! Experience historic displays, special presentations, and fun for the whole family. Free and open to everyone.

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