National Park Service spots to visit from Texas to California, Wyoming to Washington


The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year, which has put renewed focus on the 411 parks units.

The West is chock-a-block with “beauty spots” — think Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Tetons and more — but it also has a variety of places that help explain our national story—Port Chicago, for example, or Sand Creek. Not all of these places are home to proud moments in American history, but they are all part of an indoor and outdoor education that the park service provides.

And, of course, there are other entities that contribute to our enjoyment, including state parks and the Bureau of Land Management. Check out our properties near or around your destination.

Road trips: where to go and what to know

Here are the park service units in California, along with Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. To see parks outside of California and the West, go to



Alcatraz Island, access via Alcatraz Cruises at Pier 33, Embarcadero, San Francisco; (415) 561-4900 or (415) 981-7625 (tickets), and

Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego; (619) 557-5450,

California National Historic Trail, National Trails Intermountain Region, 1100 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, N.M. (also in Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming); (801) 741-1012, Ext. 119,

Castle Mountains National Monument, Kelso Depot Visitor Center, 90942 Kelso-Cima Road, Kelso; (760) 252-6100 (Mojave),

César E. Chávez National Monument, 29700 Woodford-Tehachapi Road, Keene; (661) 823-6134,


Channel Islands National Park, visitor center at 1901 Spinnaker Drive, Ventura; (805) 658-5730,

Death Valley National Park, Furnace Creek Visitor Center is off California 190 in the Furnace Creek Resort, about 30 miles from Death Valley Junction and 24 miles from Stovepipe Wells Village (located in NV, CA); (760) 786-3200,

Devils Postpile National Monument, Devils Postpile Access Road, Mammoth Lakes; (760) 934-2289, Open mid-June to mid-October.

Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville; (925) 838-0249, visitors cannot drive to the site and reservations are required for the free shuttle from downtown Danville,

Ft. Point National Historic Site, under the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge at the end of Marine Drive on the Presidio, San Francisco; (415) 556-1693,

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (includes Crissy Field, Ocean Beach, Sweeney Ridge, Rancho Corral de Tierra, Marin Headlands, Phleger Estate, Ft. Funston, Alcatraz and the Presidio), Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4700,


John Muir National Historic Site, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez; (925) 228-8860,

Joshua Tree National Park, Joshua Tree Visitor Center (west entrance), south of the junction of California 62 and Park Boulevard. in the Joshua Tree Village, Joshua Tree; (760) 367-5500,

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez (trail is in Callifornia and Arizona); (415) 623-2344,

Lassen Volcanic National Park, Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center (southwest entrance), 21820 Lassen Peak Highway; (530) 595-4480,

Lava Beds National Monument, Visitor Center (South end), 1 Indian Well (near Cave Loop Road), Tulelake; (530) 667-8113,

Manzanar National Historic Site, 5001 U.S. 395, Independence; (760) 878-2194,


Mojave National Preserve, Kelso Depot Visitor Center, 90942 Kelso-Cima Road, Kelso; (760) 252-6100,

Muir Woods National Monument, 1 Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley; (415) 388-2595,

Old Spanish National Historic Trail (also in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.) See New Mexico.

Pinnacles National Park, West Visitor Center, 5000 California 146, Paicines; (831) 389-4485,

Point Reyes National Seashore, Bear Valley Visitor Center, 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station; (415) 464-5100, Ext. 2; camping reservations: (877) 444-6777,

Pony Express National Historic Trail (trail also in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming), B.F. Hastings Building and nearby Pony Express statue, 2nd and J streets, Sacramento; (916) 440-4263 and (801) 741-1012, Ext. 119,


Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, c/o John Muir NHS, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez; (925) 228-8860 (dial Ext. 6520 for reservations; ), Reservations two weeks in advance are required. Open only to U.S. citizens.

Presidio of San Francisco, visitor center at 36 Lincoln Blvd. (at Graham Street), San Francisco; (415) 561-4323,

Redwood National and State Parks, Crescent City Info Center, 1111 2nd St., Crescent City; (707) 465-7335, California State Park camping reservations, (800) 444-7275,

Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, Visitor Education Center in the historic Ford Building complex, 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite #3000/Oil House, Richmond; (510) 232-5050, Ext. 0,

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (includes two museums: one in the visitor center at 499 Jefferson St. and one in the Maritime Museum in the Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, 900 Beach St. plus historic ships at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco; (415) 447-5000 (visitor center) and (415) 561-7100 (Maritime Museum),


Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Interagency Visitor Center, 26876 Mulholland Drive, Calabasas; (805) 370-2301,

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Foothills Visitor Center, 47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers; (559) 565-3341,

Tule Lake Unit of World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (Japanese American internment camp whose temporary visitor center is staffed from Memorial Day to Labor Day), Tulelake Fairgrounds Museum, 800 Main St., Tulelake; (530) 260-0537,

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, 11412 Kennedy Memorial Drive (at California 299), Whiskeytown; (530) 242-3400,

Yosemite National Park, five main entrances: Wawona Road (off Highway 41), El Portal Road (off Highway 140), Big Oak Flat (off Highway 120), Tioga Pass (from the opposite direction on Highway 120) and Hetch Hetchy (via Evergreen and Hetch Hetchy Roads), Yosemite National Park; (209) 372-0200,



Canyon de Chelly National Monument, three miles east of Highway 191, P.O. Box 588, Chinle; (928) 674-5500,

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, 1100 W. Ruins Drive, Coolidge; (520) 723-3172,

Chiricahua National Monument,12856 E. Rhyolite Creek Road, Willcox; (520) 824-3560,

Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Road, Hereford; (520) 366-5515,

Ft. Bowie National Historic Site, 3327 S. Old Fort Bowie Road, Willcox; (520) 847-2500,

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (in Arizona and Utah), 691 Scenic View Road, Page; (928) 608-6200,


Grand Canyon National Park, 20 South Entrance Road, Grand Canyon; (928) 638-7888,

Hohokam Pima National Monument, Gila River Indian Reservation, Coolidge; The site is not open to the public, the park service notes, to preserve and protect it.

Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, 1/2 mile west of Highway 191/264Ganado; (928) 755-3475,

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, in Arizona and California. See California.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, in Arizona and Nevada. See Nevada

Montezuma Castle National Monument, Montezuma Castle Road, Camp Verde; (928) 567-3322, Ext. 221,


Navajo National Monument, northwest of U.S. Highway 160 at the end of State Highway 564, north of Shonto and west of Black Mesa; (928) 672-2700,

Old Spanish National Historic Trail. See New Mexico.

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, 10 Organ Pipe Drive, Ajo; (520) 387-6849, ext. 7303,

Parashant (Grand Canyon-Parashant) National Monument, 345 E. Riverside Drive, St. George; (435) 688-3200, Note that this monument is very isolated.

Petrified Forest National Park, 1 Park Road, Petrified Forest; (928) 524-6228,

Pipe Spring National Monument, 406 Pipe Springs Road, Fredonia; (928) 643-7105,


Saguaro National Park, Rincon Mountain District (east entrance): 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail or Tucson Mountain District (west entrance): 2700 N. Kinney Road, Tucson; (520) 733-5153,

Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, 6082 Sunset Crater Road, Flagstaff,; (928) 526-0502,

Tonto National Monument, 26260 N. AZ Hwy 188 Lot 2, Roosevelt; (928) 467-2241,

Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1895 E Frontage Road, Tumacácori; (520) 377-5060,

Tuzigoot National Monument, 25 Tuzigoot Road, Clarkdale; (928) 634-5564,

Walnut Canyon National Monument, 3 Walnut Canyon Road, Flagstaff; (928) 526-3367,


Wupatki National Monument, 25137 N. Sunset Crater-Wupatki Loop Road, Flagstaff; (928) 679-2365,


Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, 35110 Colorado 194 E., La Junta; (719) 383-5010,

Black Canyon of the Gunnison, 10346 Colorado 347, Montrose (south rim; note, north rim entrance is off a gravel road, so most enter from the south Rim); (970) 641-2337, Ext. 205 (Curecanti Visitor’s Center),

California National Historic Trail. See California.

Colorado National Monument, 1750 Rim Rock Drive, Fruita; (970) 858-3617, Ext. 360,


Curecanti National Recreation Area, 102 Elk Creek, Gunnison; (970) 641-2337, Ext. 205,

Dinosaur National Monument, in Colorado and Utah. See Utah.

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, 15807 Teller County Road 1, Florissant; (719) 748-3253,

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, visitor center at 11999 Colorado 150, Mosca; (719) 378-6395,

Hovenweep National Monument, just north and west of Cortez, along the border between southeast Utah and southwest Colorado; (970) 562-4282,

Mesa Verde National Park, Mile .7 Headquarters Loop Road, Mesa Verde National Park; (970) 529-4465,


Old Spanish National Historic Trail. See California.

Pony Express National Historic Trail. See California.

Rocky Mountain National Park, Beaver Meadows Visitor Center, 1000 US Hwy 36, Estes Park; (970) 586-1206,

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, 55411 County Road W, Shivington; (719) 438-5916,

Santa Fe National Historic Trail, in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Oklahoma. See New Mexico.

Yucca House National Monument, about 8 miles south of Cortez off Colorado 491; (970) 529-4465,


California National Historic Trail; see California.

City of Rocks National Reserve and Castle Rock State Park, 3035 S. Idaho 77 Spur, Almo; (208) 824-5901,


Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Visitors Center, 1266 Craters Loop Road, Arco (the Loop Road’s scenic drive traces a part of the 52-mile Great Rift, a huge crack in the Earth’s crust); (208) 527-1300,

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, visitor center at 221 N. State St., Hagerman; (208) 933-4105,

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail, in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. See Oregon.

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail spans Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Washington. See Washington.

Minidoka National Historic Site, temporary visitor center at Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument , 221 N. State Street, Hagerman, Minidoka relocation camps were in Jerome, Idaho., and Bainbridge Island, Wash.; (208) 933-4105,

Nez Perce National Historical Park, Spalding Visitor Center, 39063 U.S. 95, Lapwai, (11 miles east of Lewiston); (208) 843-7001,


Oregon National Historic Trail, in Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. See Oregon. Note, Hagerman Fossil Beds is a stop on the trail and its visitor center offers a passport stamp.

Yellowstone National Park, in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. See Wyoming.


Big Hole National Battlefield, 16425 Highway 43 West, Wisdom;(406) 689-3155,

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center (north). Drive through the town of Fort Smith and follow signs to the fee station; the north visitor center is in Montana (Fort Smith) and the south visitor center is in Wyoming (Lovell); (307) 548-5406,

Ft. Union Trading Post National Historic Site, Bourgeois House Visitor Center on North Dakota 1804 about 1.5 miles west of North Dakota 58. The site is located on the border of North Dakota and Montana about 24 miles north of Sidney, Mont.; (701) 572-9083,


Glacier National Park, Apgar Visitor Center (the hub for the Going-to-the-Sun Road free shuttle system) is two miles east of the west entrance; Logan Pass Visitor Center, which sits on the Continental Divide at 6,646 feet, is about a tw-hour drive from Apgar; (406) 888-7800,

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Main Street at the north end of Deer Lodge across from the Fairgrounds, Deer Lodge; (406) 846-2070,

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail. See Oregon

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. See Washington.

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, 756 Battlefield Tour Road, Crow Agency; (406) 638-2621,

Nez Perce National Historical Park. See Idaho

Yellowstone National Park. See Wyoming.


California National Historic Trail. See California.

Death Valley National Park. See California

Great Basin National Park, 5500 W. Nevada Highway 488 (five miles west of Baker); (775) 234-7331,


Lake Mead National Recreation Area (in Arizona and Nevada), 601 Nevada Way, Boulder City, NV; (702) 293-8990,

Old Spanish National Historic Trail. See California.

Pony Express National Historic Trail. See California.

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, 22,650-acre fossil monument that stretches from Aliante in North Las Vegas to Creech Air Force Base. Visitors park on nearby public roads because the new monument has no visitor parking or facilities yet; (702) 293-8853,

New Mexico

Aztec Ruins National Monument, visitor center at 725 Ruins Road, Aztec; (505) 334-6174,

Bandelier National Monument, 15 Entrance Road, Los Alamos, (505) 672-3861;


Capulin Volcano National Monument, visitor center at 44 Volcano Road, Capulin; (575) 278-2201,

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, visitor center at 727 Carlsbad Caverns Highway (27 miles from Carlsbad); (575) 785-2232,

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, 1808 CR 7950 (3 miles southeast of Nageezi) in northwestern New Mexico; (505) 786-7014,

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail, Palace of the Governors, New Mexico History Museum, 105 W. Palace Ave., Santa Fe; (505) 476-5100 (palace) and (505) 988-6098 (National Trails Intermountain Region),

El Malpais National Monument, 1900 E. Santa Fe Ave., Grants; (505) 876-2783,

El Morro National Monument, visitor center on New Mexico 53, Ramah; (505) 783-4226,


Fort Union National Monument, visitor center at 3115 New Mexico 161, Watrous; (505) 425-8025,

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and Gila National Forest, Gila Visitor Center, off New Mexico 15, 43 miles from Silver City; (575) 536-9461 and (575) 388-8201,

Manhattan Project National Historical Park. In New Mexico, Washington and Tennessee. See Washington.

Old Spanish National Historic Trail. See California

Pecos National Historical Park, E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center, 1 Peach Drive (off New Mexico 63), Pecos; (505) 757-7241,

Petroglyph National Monument, visitor center on Unser Boulevard Northwest at Western Trail, Albuquerque; (505) 899-0205,

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, 102 S. Ripley St, Mountainair; (505) 847-2585,


Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Kit Carson Museum, Philmont Scout Ranch, 11.1 miles south of Cimarron on New Mexico 21; Ft. Union National Monument and Palace of Governors (El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro) above and many other sites are found in New Mexico, along with Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma; (505) 988-6098

Valles Caldera National Preserve, visitor center at 39201 New Mexico 4, Jemez Springs; (575) 829-4100,

White Sands National Monument, visitor center at 19955 U.S. 70 W. (15 miles west of Alamogordo); (575) 479-6124,


California National Historic Trail. See California.

Crater Lake National Park, Steel Visitor Center at Park Headquarters, four miles north of Oregon Oregib 62 and 3 miles south of Rim Village in the Crater Lake area; (541) 594-3000 or (888) 774-2728 (reservations for lodging, camping and boat tours),

Ft. Vancouver National Historic Site. In Oregon and Washington. See Washington.


Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail, Multnomah Falls, Exit 31 off Interstate 84, Cascade Lock. (Also in Washington, Idaho and Montana.) (509) 754-7800 and (541) 308-1700,

John Day Fossil Beds, Thomas Condon Paleontology Center, 32651 Oregon 19, Kimberly; (541) 987-2333,

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. See Washington.

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop Visitor Center, 92343 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria (also in Washington); (503) 861-2471,

Nez Perce National Historical Park. See Idaho.

Oregon National Historic Trail, Oregon Trail Interpretive Center (also in Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Washington and Wyoming), 22267 Oregon 8, Baker City; (541) 523-1843,

Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, visitor center at 21000 Caves Highway (Oregon 46), Cave Junction; (541) 592-2100,



Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, visitor center on Cas Johnson Road off Texas 136, about seven miles south of Fritch; (806) 857-6680 and (806) 857-3151,

Amistad National Recreation Area, 9685 U.S. 90, Del Rio; (830) 775-7491,

Big Bend National Park, Panther Junction Visitor Center (one of five visitor centers) at park headquarters, off Texas 118 near the junction with U.S. 385, about 30 miles south of Big Bend’s northern entrance; (432) 477-2251,

Big Thicket National Preserve, 6102 FM 420 (off U.S. 69), Kountze; (409) 951-6800,

Chamizal National Memorial, visitor center at 800 S. San Marcial St., El Paso; (915) 532-7273,

El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail (in Texas and Louisiana), 1005 Zaragoza St., Laredo; (505) 988-6098


El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail. See New Mexico.

Ft. Davis National Historic Site, 101 Lt. Flipper Drive, Ft. Davis; (432) 426-3224

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Pine Springs Visitor Center, 400 Pine Canyon, Salt Flat; (915) 828-3251,

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, park headquarters 419 E. Broadway, Fritch; (806) 857-3151,

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, visitor center at 100 Ladybird Lane, Johnson City (14 miles west near Stonewall is the LBJ Ranch and a visitor center operated by state parks); (830) 868-7128,

Padre Island National Seashore, Malaquite Visitor Center, 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi; (361) 949-8068,


Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, 7200 Paredes Line Road, Brownsville; (956) 541-2785,

Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River, 1 Panther Junction, Big Bend National Park; (432) 477-2251,

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, visitor center at Mission San José, 6701 San Jose Drive, San Antonio; (210) 932-1001,

Waco Mammoth National Monument, 6220 Steinbeck Bend Drive, Waco; (254) 750-7946,


Arches National Park, visitor center five miles north of Moab on U.S. 191; (435) 719-2299,


Bryce Canyon National Park, visitor center about a mile from the park entrance off Utah 63; (435) 834-5322,

California National Historic Trail. See California.

Canyonlands National Park, Island in the Sky Visitor Center (one of three visitor centers) is off Utah 313 (33 miles from Moab); (435) 719-2313,

Capitol Reef National Park, 52 West Headquarters Drive (off Utah 24), Torrey; (435) 425-3791,

Cedar Breaks National Monument, Point Supreme Visitor Center, off Utah 148 (about 23 miles east of Cedar City); (435) 586-0787 or (435) 586-9541,

Dinosaur National Monument (in Colorado and Utah), Quarry Visitor Center, 11625 East 1500 South, Jensen; monument headquarters at 4545 U.S. 40, Dinosaur; (435) 781-7700,

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (also in Arizona.) See Arizona.


Golden Spike National Historic Site, visitor center at 6200 North 22300 West, Promontory Summit; (435) 471-2209,

Hovenweep National Monument, also in Colorado. See Colorado.

Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Utah and Wyoming. See Wyoming.

Natural Bridges National Monument, visitor center at the end of Utah 275 (about 35 miles west of Blanding); (435) 692-1234,

Old Spanish National Historic Trail. See New Mexico

Pony Express National Historic Trail. See California.

Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Forbidding Canyon, Lake Powell; (928) 608-6200,

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, visitor center at American Fork Canyon on Utah 92; (801) 756-5238,


Zion National Park, Zion Canyon Visitor Center (near the South entrance), 1 Zion Park Blvd., Utah 9, Springdale; (435) 772-3256,


Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve (on Whidby Island, includes Ft. Ebey, Ft. Casey, and Ebey’s Landing State Parks), 162 Cemetery Road, Coupeville; (360) 678-6084,

Ft. Vancouver National Historic Site (in Oregon and Washington), 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver; (360) 816-6230,

Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail. See Oregon.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park - Seattle Unit, visitor center at the Cadillac Hotel Building, 319 Second Ave. S. (at South Jackson Street), Seattle; (206) 220-4240,


Lake Chelan National Recreation Area (adjoins North Cascades National Park), Golden West Visitor Center, near Stehekin Landing in Stehekin (accessible only by passenger ferry, trail or float plane); (509) 699-2080, Ext. 14 or (888) 682-4584 (ferry schedule),

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, 1008 Crest Drive, Coulee Dam; (509) 754-7800,

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (in Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Washington), Omaha, Neb., headquarters: 601 Riverfront Drive, Omaha. The trail can be explored by car, bike, hiking and waterways; (402) 661-1804,

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (in Oregon and Washington). See Oregon.

Manhattan Project National Historical Park (in Washington, Los Alamos, N.M., and Oakridge, Tenn.) B-Reactor Museum and Visitor Contact Station, 2000 Logston Blvd., Richland; (509) 376-1647,

Minidoka National Historic Site – Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Exclusion Memorial at 215 Erickson Ave, N.E., Winslow (passport stamps are available at Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, three miles from the memorial). Minidoka relocation camps also in Jerome, Idaho, and Bainbridge Island, Wash.; (206) 842-2773,

Mt. Rainier National Park, Paradise Jackson Visitor Center, Paradise Road East, Ashford; (360) 569-6571,


Nez Perce National Historical Park. See Idaho.

North Cascades National Park, North Cascades Visitor Center, near milepost 120 on the North Cascades Highway (Washington 20) and adjacent to Newhalem Creek Campground, Newhalem; (360) 854-7200 and (206) 386-4495 (North Cascades Visitor Center),

Olympic National Park, visitor center at 3002 Mt. Angeles Road, Port Angeles; (360) 565-3130,

Oregon National Historic Trail. See Oregon.

San Juan Islands National Historical Park, American Camp Visitor Center, 4668 Cattle Point Road, Friday Harbor; (360) 378-2240, Ext. 2226,

Whitman Mission National Historic Site, 328 Whitman Mission Road, Walla Walla; (509) 522-6360,

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience, 719 S. King St., Seattle; (206) 623-5124,



Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Cal S. Taggert Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center (South), take U.S. 310 East to Lovell; the visitor center is on the east side of town. The North Visitor Center is in Ft. Smith., Mont., and the South Visitor Center is in Lovell, Wyo.; (307) 548-5406,

California National Historic Trail. See California.

Devils Tower National Monument, visitor center entrance off Wyoming 110, Building 170, Devils Tower; (307) 467-5283,

Ft. Laramie National Historic Site, visitor center at 965 Gray Rocks Road, Ft. Laramie; (307) 837-2221,

Fossil Butte National Monument, 864 Chicken Creek Road, Kemmerer; (307) 877-4455,

Grand Teton National Park, Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center at Moose Junction, 12 miles north of Jackson; (307) 739-3300,

John D Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway links Grand Teton and Yellowstone National parks, Moose., Information station at Flagg Ranch, 6 miles north of Colter Bay on U.S. 89, 191/287; (307) 543-2372,


Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail (also in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and Utah), National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, 1501 N. Poplar St., Casper; (307) 261-7700,

Oregon National Historic Trail (also in Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oregon and Wyoming), National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, 1501 N. Poplar St., Casper. (307) 261-7700, Also see Oregon

Pony Express National Historic Trail. See California.

Yellowstone National Park (also in Idaho and Montana), Albright Visitor Center, Mammoth Hot Springs, five miles inside the North Entrance at the northwest corner of the upper loop of the Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, (307) 344-7381,