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There are four National Historic Trails that pass through the state of Utah, these routes have all been recognized for their national historic significance. The California National Historic Trail is approximately 5,600 miles in length and stretches through portions of 10 different states that include Wyoming, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Missouri, Kansas, Idaho, Colorado, California, and Utah. Visitors exploring Utah’s section of trail will have the opportunity to retrace the footsteps of more than 250,000 emigrants that traveled through the state’s rugged terrain during the mid-1800s. They’ll also have the opportunity to check out some of the historic landmarks along Utah’s portion of trail that include the Fort Douglas Military Museum, the Donner-Reed Museum, and Little Mountain Summit.
300 North State Street, Salt Lake City, UT, Phone: 801-538-1900
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