California Trail Interpretive Center, Nevada

California Trail Interpretive Center
Elko, Elko County, Nevada


exterior of building with covered wagon and campsite in front
California Trail Interpretive Center, Elko, Nevada. BLM photo

The California Trail Interpretive Center in Elko, Nevada, is a pioneer history museum that takes visitors through a historical immersion like no other. Experience first-hand what is was like to be one of the brave American pioneers who first settled throughout Nevada and California by visiting the living-history events and lifelike exhibits at our museum. This is a opportunity to engage in pioneer life is fun for the entire family. A variety of interesting and fun interpretive programs are offered on a regular basis.


The California Trail Interpretive Center is located off I-80, at Hunter Exit 292, 8 miles west of Elko, Nevada. Take Exit 292 off I- 80. Drive past the kiosk through the entrance gate. The center is 0.5 miles down the road.

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