The Oregon Trail Interpretive Park is open May 23 through September 1, Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. In addition, the Park will be open on Memorial Day (May 25) and Labor Day (September 7). This is a Northwest Forest Pass site. Annual and Day Passes can be obtained before your visit at a District Office or online. The daily vehicle parking fee is $5.00/day for both picnicking and trailhead use. A fee station is located at the site for purchasing day passes. There is no fee for Interagency Annual, Military, Senior or Access pass holders.
To get to the Interpretive Park from La Grande, travel north on I-84 for 10.5 miles to the Spring Creek exit. Take exit 248 and continue right onto Old Emigrant Hill Scenic Frontage Road. Turn right after 0.7 miles onto Forest Road 1843. 2.4 miles later you will be at the entrance to the Interpretive Park.
Call the La Grande Ranger District at 541-963-7186 or visit our web page at http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/BlueMtnInterpretivePark for more information.