Oregon Trail

In addition to simulating traveling the Oregon Trail in the classroom, attending the Sherwood Heritage Center, and writing a mini-research paper, students finish off this exciting piece of history by walking through the Sherwood Trail.  


Other Trails for Research...

Santa Fe Trail
The Santa Fe Trail was one of America's trade routes that was used from 1821-1880.  The trail was 900 miles and ran from Independence, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico.  It was eventually replaced by the railroad.


California Trail
The California Trail was one of America's routes that took emigrants to California during the Gold Rush during the 1840's and 1850's.

Virtual Tour of the California Trail

Mormon Trail
The Mormon Trail was a 1,000 mile (2,092 km) route that members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled from 1846 to 1868.  Today, the Mormon Trail is a part of the United States National Trails System, known as the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail.
 
Bozeman Trail
The Bozeman Trail was an overland trail connecting the gold fields of Montana to the Oregon Trail.  It was most prominently used from 1863-1868. 

Gila Trail