National Wildlife Refuge System

COKEVILLE MEADOWS
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

P.O. Box 189
Cokeville, WY, 83114
Phone: 307-279-2800
E-mail: seedskadee@fws.gov

CALIFORNIA TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Get outside and get active
National Historic Trail

The California National Historic Trail carried over 250,000 gold-seekers and farmers to the gold fields of California during the 1840's and 1850's.

MORMON PIONEER TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Take a walk on the wild side
National Historic Trail

The Mormon Pioneer Trail follows the 1300-mile route over which Brigham Young led the Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois to the site of Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847.

OREGON TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Take a walk on the wild side
National Historic Trail

The Oregon Trail was the pathway to the Pacific for fur traders, gold seekers, missionaries and others.

PONY EXPRESS TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Take photos, share them online
National Historic Trail

The Pony Express National Historic Trail was used by young men on fast horses to carry the nation's mail from Missouri to California in the unprecedented time of only ten days in the years just before the Civil War.


Cokeville Meadows
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010