National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

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The facility celebrates its 5th anniversary August 9 - 11, 2007 with music, living history demonstrations, various guest speakers and free admission.
The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is located on 10 acres of land on a bluff above the North Platte River overlooking the city and the trails.
Many interactive exhibits and simulation activities help teach the history of the trails.
A multi-media presentation is shown in the theatre every hour during the summer.
Visitors can also learn more about the trails today and other recreational opportunities on public lands at the Trails Center.
One of the facility's interactive exhibits features a simulated wagon ride across the North Platte River.

Experience history, don't just read about it. Thousands of people traveled the Oregon, Mormon, California and Pony Express trails in the 1800s, etching their stories in American history. These tales are told through the facility's seven interactive exhibit areas and 18-minute multimedia presentation. The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is public-private partnership between the Bureau of Land Management, the National Historic Trails Center Foundation and the City of Casper.