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California National Historic Trail

  Established: August 3, 1992 Managing Nonprofit: Oregon-California Trails Association Managing Agency: National Park Service   The California National Historic Trail follows in the footsteps (and wagon ruts) of more than 250,000 emigrants who made their way across the continental United States during the 1840s…

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

  Established: November 10, 1978 Managing Nonprofit: Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Lewis and Clark Trust Managing Agency: National Park Service   The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail follows the historic routes traveled by the Lewis and Clark Expedition between 1803 and 1806…

Oregon National Historic Trail

  Established: 1978 Managing Nonprofit: Oregon-California Trails Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase pushed the US border west of the Mississippi River for the first time, nearly doubling the size of the country. But the wilderness known as…

Pony Express National Historic Trail

  Established: 1992 Managing Nonprofit: National Pony Express Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     Founded in April 1860, the legendary Pony Express ran for only 18 months before it was rendered irrelevant by the installation of a transcontinental telegraph. Today, the Pony Express National…

Santa Fe National Historic Trail

  Established: 1987 Managing Nonprofit: Santa Fe Trail Association Managing Agency: National Park Service     In 1821, the Santa Fe Trail became America’s first great international commercial highway, and for nearly sixty years thereafter was one of the nation’s great routes of adventure and…

Kansas City Area Historic Trails Association

A local group of historians working to promote preservation and awareness of the routes of the Santa Fe, Oregon, California Trails, the California Road and the Ft. Leavenworth Military Road.

Santa Fe Trail Association

The Santa Fe Trail Association (SFTA) is a non-profit corporation founded in 1986 to preserve, protect, and promote the historic Santa Fe Trail that ran from Franklin, MO, to Santa Fe, NM, from 1821 to 1880.

Smoky Hill Trail Association

The Smoky Hill Trail Association is dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and interpretation of the heritage of the Smoky Hill Trail.