Near Elko in Elko County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Sometimes time stands still !
Many of these irreplaceable historic trail segments lie on public land. They are yours to visit but they belong to future generations. Markers like those you see in front of you have been installed to prevent accidental damage. By following the markers you can walk in the foot steps of the pioneers but take care, these trails can be damaged and lost forever. Tread lightly, walk on the trail and refrain from driving on it. With your help time can stand still.
For more information take a brochure and talk to the staff at the California Trail Center.
Erected by Bureau of Land Management.
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Trail marker series.
Location. 40° 46.032′ N, 115° 55.343′ W. Marker is near Elko, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80 at milepost 292, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. To visit the marker, exit I-80 at Exit 292 (Hunter) and follow the directional signs to the California Emigrant Trail Interpretive Center;
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. California Trail - Greenhorn Cutoff (here, next to this marker); The End of the Hastings Cutoff (a few steps from this marker); About Your Journey ... (a few steps from this marker); The Humboldt River Highway (a few steps from this marker); The California Emigrant Trail Interpretive Center (a few steps from this marker); West End of Hastings Cutoff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hoppe-Lienhard Wagon Group (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elko Airport (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elko.
Also see . . . California Trail Interpretive Center Website. (Submitted on August 10, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.