Oregon Trail, Keeney Pass - OR
Posted by: Volcanoguy
N 43° 54.588 W 117° 10.604
11T E 485809 N 4861869
Quick Description: The Oregon Trail at Keeney Pass of the divide between the Snake River and Malheur River.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2011 10:13:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMAYD5
After leaving Fort Boise the Oregon Trail crossed the Snake River and then crossed the divide at Keeney Pass into the drainage of the Malheur River.
At this location the BLM has developed the Keeney Pass Oregon Trail Site with parking, interpretive signs, and a trail along a segment of the Oregon Trail to a viewpoint overlooking the route of the Oregon Trail. This section of the Oregon Trail was placed on the National Register on10/29/1975.
Road of Trail Name: Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was the overland route for the emigrants to Oregon Territory.
Years in use: 35 to 40 years
How you discovered it:
Discovered it while passing through area.
Emigration route to the Oregon Territory.
The BLM’s Keeney Pass Oregon Trail site is located about 6 miles south of Vale, Oregon along Lytle Blvd.
Book on Wagon Road or Trial: Not listed
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