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.


The Simplicity Of Pioneer Life

The Simplicity Of Pioneer Life

The simplicity of pioneer life and its allure can be experienced first-hand at The California Trail Interpretative Center in Elko, […]

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Fort Sutter

Forts Along The California Trail

At California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, you can step back in time to learn about the old forts […]

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Group Visits

Group Visits

The California Trail Interpretive Center located in Elko, Nevada is a prime location for Nevada field trips, group hikes, group […]

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California Trail Exhibits

Pioneer History Museum

The California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, is a pioneer history museum that takes visitors through a historical immersion like […]

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Shoshone Mural

Tribes On The California Trail

Native Tribes Of Nevada Prior to European contact, the Newe (Western Shoshone) and Numa (Northern Paiute) peoples were some of […]

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California Trail Pioneers

California Trail Pioneers

The California Trail Interpretative Center in Elko, NV, is the place to go if you want to find out more […]

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