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Temporary Exhibit: EIDOS

The California Trail Interpretive Center presents a temporary exhibit, “EIDOS:  Contemplating the Pioneer Experience,” by San Francisco Artist Ann Belden. […]

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Pioneer Wagons

Pioneer Wagons

The California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada has a wealth of knowledge about the pioneer wagons that settlers used […]

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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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California Trail Center

Original Art

Gain a greater understanding of the California Trail story through original sculptures, murals, and artwork. Learn more about the artists and […]

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California Trail Library

Library

 Welcome to the Western Emigrant Trail Collection and Bob Pearce Memorial Digital Collection Are you looking for a unique source for historical […]

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The Elephant

The Elephant

“I suppose,“ said Meek, “that it comes from circus talk, like when you went to the circus folks’ll ask: ‘Well […]

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California Trail Center

The Plaza

This to-scale map of the Great Basin depicts the many trails pioneers took to cross the desert from Salt Lake […]

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California Trail Center

Hike the Trails

Enjoy the easy hiking trails adjacent to the Trail Center, which offer spectacular views of the Ruby Mountains, the historic […]

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Gift Shop

California Trail Shop

The emigrants felt such relief and excitement upon entering John Sutter’s store at the end of their journey along the […]

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Wagon Encampment

Encampments

Covered wagons, hand carts, and tents depict a typical pioneer encampment. Contrasted with this is the traditional Shoshone village. Learn about […]

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California Trail Center Exhibits

Exhibits

The California Trail Interpretation Center is home of a wide variety of exhibits and activities to enjoy. From art to […]

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