Join us for our Council Bluffs Convention, August 8-12, 2017
2/9 River City Star
3/9 Botna Bend located along the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail near Hancock, Iowa
4/9 Elkhorn Ferry Crossing, Mormon Pioneer and California Trails near Elk City, Nebraska
5/9 1830 Astor/Whitman Cabin, Bellevue, Nebraska
6/9 Fort Atkinson
8/9 Old Freighters Museum, Nebraska City, Nebraska
The Oregon-California Trails Association presents OCTA's 35th annual convention in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Ameristar Casino and adjacent Holiday Inn will serve as convention HQ. The convention will focus on American Indians, Lewis & Clark, the fur trade, forts, the Mormon Pioneer Trail, Winter Quarters, the Mormon Battalion, the California Trail, the Steamboat Bertrand, the transcontinental railroad, the Glidden Expedition, the Lincoln Highway, and the Great Platte River Road . Don't forget to book your hotel reservations well in advance of the convention. The host hotel is the Ameristar Casino and Holiday Inn, but we also have room blocks at the adjacent Hampton Inn. Please contact the hotels by July 9 to get the Special OCTA Convention Rate of $109/night. You can contact the Holiday Inn at (712) 322-5050; the Ameristar at 877-462-7827; and the Hampton at (712) 328-2500. We look forward to seeing you along the Missouri River in Iowa and Nebraska!
Download a PDF of our registration book and then click the "Online Registration" below to register now!
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