On Fourmile Canyon Road, on the left when traveling north.
Fourmile Canyon witnessed the westward passage of wagons across the Columbia Plateau during the late summer and early fall. By this time on their journey, the emigrants had alternately been exposed to blazing heat, bitter cold and blustery winds. In . . . — — Map (db m111943) HM
Testing stamina and patience, the wagons were hurried to maintain constant motion across seemingly barren terrain. Facing trampled and scarce resources, the emigrants were often forced to wander miles off the established trail in search of water, . . . — — Map (db m111944) HM
On Oregon Route 74 near Cecil Lane, on the left when traveling south.
The Oregon Trail crossing of Willow Creek was an important site on the trail. There was water and forage for the pioneers and their livestock. This was often a location for a layover to rest and equipment repair before pushing on to The Dalles and a . . . — — Map (db m111942) HM