Explore the history of the American frontier west from the pioneers and Indians who led the way, to covered wagons, cattle and cowboys who followed later.

Visit the Virtual Trail now!

Visit the Virtual Trail now!

Saving A Legacy/Across the Kansas Prairie

Saving A Legacy/Across the Kansas Prairie

21 minutes DVD explaining trail remnants and sites in an effort to preserve an American treasure.

Make your charitable contribution today!

Make your charitable contribution today!

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OCTA 2015 Annual Convention

OCTA 2015 Annual Convention

South Lake Tahoe, California. Click here to access information.

Paper Trail

Paper Trail

Emigrant Names Database Click here to access Paper Trail site.

Learn

Learn

Our learning center is organized to make it easier to research and find materials useful for understanding the varied aspects of the westward migrations.

Connect

Connect

Find OCTA events and activities in your area, connect with expert local speakers, and read a wide-range of quality Oregon Trail publications.

Preserve

Preserve

OCTA actively works to preserve historic emigrant trails through trail mapping, trail marking, site identification, archaeology, and trails legislation.