FC: The Oregon Trail was a pathway to the west. This very hard journey began around 1843 when more than 50,000 pioneers went west in a 25 year span.
2: Pioneer's who walked this trail had a long journey. They would leave around early spring so it was still cool outside, and they would get there before it was time for winter to come.
3: Independence Rock was where the trail began. This rock is gigantic, and very famous to represent the Oregon Trail.
4: Chimney Rock is another very famous landmark along the Oregon Trail. This is an enormous rock that is in the shape of a chimney, that goes from wide at the bottom to narrower towards the top.
5: When night came they would either clear out the wagon and sleep in there or sleep on the ground. Food was difficult to keep fresh to they would have to hunt. | Many people used this trail, but unfortunatly 1 out of every 10 people died along the way.