U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
 
California Trail Interpretive Center
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About the Center

Front entrance view of the California National Historic Trail Interpretive Center.

Gain a greater understanding of the California Trail story through interactive exhibits and videos. An outdoor pioneer encampment features covered wagons, handcarts, and tents. Contrasted with this is the traditional Shoshone summer camp. Education programs are offered throughout the year. Enjoy easy hiking trails adjacent to the Trail Center. Parking is available for cars, trucks, RVs and campers. For more information call 775-738-1849.

The California Trail Interpretive Center, operated by the BLM, is located eight miles west of Elko at Hunter Exit 292.

Current operating hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

2013 Visitor Satisfaction Survey

 


Join Us for July's Activities

There will be demonstrations every day at 11 a.m. and programs every day at 2p.m.

July Schedule of Events

 

California Trail Interpretive Center Junior Explorer Book
California Trail Interpretive Center Junior Explorer Book

 


Trail Center Photos

 

2014 Trail Days

 Oxen powered wagon being led in front of the California Trail Center during the 10th Annual California Trail Days

2013 Trail Days

 Jeff Williams displays firearms from the Trail era

Trail Days 2012 & Grand Opening

Trail Days 2011

Trail Days 2011

Trail Days 2009

Trail Days 2009

 Trail Days 2008

Trail Days 2008

Construction Photos

Construction Photos

Random Center Pictures

Random Center Pics

 


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Last updated: 07-02-2014