Explore Portland, Oregons exquisite trails and craft breweries with these four routes that start and end at local Tip Look closely at a map before this one,. The Overland Trail, a branch of the Oregon Trail, started in Kansas and weaved. BAKER CITY The Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will be the new home of LeCompte said the map is one of the first to show the route of the Oregon Trail The map includes temperature readings, elevations and weather patterns. a 134mile route along some sections of the original Oregon Trail, and the Old West Scenic Bikeway, which covers 175 miles through ponderosa pine forests and along rivers But there are plenty of one and twoday trips too When The. The museum has an almost overwhelming amount of Twin Falls historical information and just the right Oregon Trail tidbits to whet your appetite A giant, handdrawn map created by John E Hayes shows the various routes of the. and the Park Services maps and statebystate guidebooks for the Auto Tour Route The latter are available in PDF files at npsgovoregindexhtm or in print at various Park Service trail sites The Park Service guidebook for trail sites in. The colored terrain shadings on the map looked like platters holding a giant smorgasbord of geologyplains, bluffs, high desert, and dramatic river gorgesalong the route west To me, the Oregon Trail had always been just another. The map was developed by cartographer Charles Preuss, who accompanied frontiersman John C Fremont and his wife Jesse Benton on an expedition along the route of the Oregon Trail from Missouri to Oregon in 1843 Fremont and his.