Where does the Oregon Trail start and end?
Where did the Oregon Trail start and end?
The Oregon Trail was the most popular way to get to Oregon Country from about 1843 through the 1870s. The trail started in Missouri and covered 2,000 miles before ending in Oregon City .
What city is at the end of the Oregon Trail?
Oregon Trail. Share. The Oregon Trail is the name of the main route west to Oregon from the United States eastern coast. The official end of the Oregon Trail is in Oregon City, Oregon, although there are of course many spots along the trail that became destinations for settlers.
Which destination was at the end of the Oregon Trail?
One in Oregon City at Abernethy Green points to the "End of the Oregon Trail," and another (a gift from Oregon City) in Independence, Missouri, reads "Beginning of the Oregon Trail." Where did the Oregon Trail really go? The answer is not simple, as there was no single route, just a destination: Oregon's Willamette Valley.