Lewis and Clark Interpretation Sites

This page lists sites with interpretive signs, statues, or markers that are in our database as of October 15, 2018. Its primary purpose is to assist the various organizations and agencies that sponsor and maintain these signs. Information about individual signs are included on the corresponding photo gallery pages. Numerous sites are not yet in our database, and states east of St. Louis are not yet included. If you know of sites that we need to add, send your list to webmaster@trailresearch.org. Include the location, state, and a brief description. Coordinates and photos are optional.

Idaho

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Clearwater Canoe Camp, Riverside (Orofino) 46.5009149 -116.33135
Clearwater Fraser Park, Weippe Prairie 46.3880076 -116.04716
Clearwater US Forest Service Offices, Riverside 46.4983555 -116.31418
Idaho Bald Mountain, Lolo Motorway 46.4513355 -115.24082
Idaho Canyon Junction, Lolo Motorway 46.3205014 -115.60261
Idaho East Kamiah Nez Perce National Historic Park 46.2107535 -116.00579
Idaho Full Stomach Camp, Lolo Motorway 46.3225226 -115.61721
Idaho Glade Creek Campsite overlook 46.6273152 -114.57602
Idaho Hungery Creek overlook, Lolo Motorway 46.4318925 -115.53971
Idaho Lewis and Clark Grove 46.2981073 -115.71299
Idaho Lolo Trail Crossing, HW 12 46.5956397 -114.60002
Idaho Packer Meadows 46.6379555 -114.55404
Idaho Pheasant Camp 46.2887204 -115.75888
Idaho Powell Campground 46.5117697 -114.72076
Idaho Saddle Camp Junction, Lolo Motorway and FSR 107 46.513452 -115.1009
Idaho Small Prairie Camp, Lolo Motorway 46.2847441 -115.66289
Idaho Smoking Place 46.4836414 -115.15816
Idaho Wendover Campground, HW 12 46.5107846 -114.78402
Idaho Whitehouse Pond, HW 12 46.5095928 -114.77962
Lemhi Agency Creek Campground (Lemhi Pass) 44.950233 -113.55801
Lemhi Deep Creek, HW 93 45.592753 -113.96398
Lemhi Discovery Hill Recreation Site (Salmon) 45.1965146 -113.88004
Lemhi Lewis and Clark Backcountry Byway (Lemhi Pass) 44.999617 -113.64146
Lemhi Lost Trail Pass near North Fork Salmon River crossing 45.6597431 -113.97595
Lemhi Lost Trail Pass, HW 93 below summit 45.6829278 -113.94451
Lemhi Salmon and North Fork Salmon confluence, HW 93 45.4046924 -113.99165
Lemhi Salmon and North Fork Salmon confluence, Salmon River Rd. 45.4071114 -113.99624
Lemhi Tendoy 44.959964 -113.64426
Lemhi Tower Rock Recreation Site 45.312331 -113.90603
Lemhi Withington Creek Camp, Lemhi valley 45.092083 -113.72356
Nez Perce Lapwai Mission 46.4172234 -116.80267
Nez Perce Luna House Museum, Lewiston 46.4229728 -117.02895
Nez Perce Pioneer Park, Lewiston 46.4193709 -117.02624

Iowa

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Fremont Waubonsie State Park 40.6754497 -95.690931
Monona Lewis and Clark State Park, Blue Lake 42.0430382 -96.162014
Pottawattamie Lewis and Clark Park, near Council Bluffs 41.3034419 -95.85837
Pottawattamie Western Historic Trails Center, Council Bluffs 41.227487 -95.901047
Woodbury I-29 Rest Area, southbound, near Sergeant Bluff 42.3750658 -96.355031
Woodbury Sergeant Floyd's Monument, Sioux City 42.462617 -96.377557
Woodbury Snyder Bend Park 42.2820399 -96.334882
Woodbury Southern Hills Mall, Sioux City 42.4474213 -96.355606

Kansas

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Atchison Benedictine College, Atchison 39.572361 -95.110686
Atchison Independence Creek 39.6207356 -95.098813
Doniphan Jul 7, 1804 and Sep 12, 1806 39.805086 -94.9325
Doniphan White Cloud river front 39.9785784 -95.294131
Douglas Wolf River 38.88941 -95.208119
Leavenworth Fort Leavenworth Lewis & Clark Center 39.3439468 -94.915471
Leavenworth Leavenworth river front 39.3494122 -94.912555
Leavenworth Memorial Cemetery, Leavenworth 39.3976461 -94.965207
Leavenworth Riverfront Park 39.3296575 -94.910496
Wyandotte Kansas City Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library 39.1611117 -94.790161
Wyandotte Kaw Point 39.1165236 -94.610679

Missouri

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Andrew Nodaway Island Public Fishing Access 39.9020371 -94.952666
Boone Katy Trail State Park, Hartsburg 38.6943819 -92.309805
Boone Katy Trail State Park, Rocheport 38.9775005 -92.560822
Callaway Carl R. Noren Public Fishing Access 38.5894574 -92.179119
Chariton June 13, 1804 Campsite, Brunswick 39.4220283 -93.131745
Clay Fountain Bluff Sports Complex 39.2057651 -94.383151
Clay Missouri City 39.2388105 -94.293185
Cole Clark's Hill / Norton State Historic Site / Osage Trail 38.5584647 -92.029748
Cole Ellis-Porter Park, Jefferson City 38.5691101 -92.144301
Cole Missouri State Capital, Jefferson City 38.578486 -92.171376
Cole Moreau Public Fishing Access 38.5416988 -92.106548
Cole Smoky Waters Conservation Area 38.5637431 -92.020477
Franklin Colter's Landing Public Fishing Access 38.5892674 -91.162816
Franklin Ferryboat Landing, New Haven 38.61309 -91.21114
Franklin John Colter Memorial, New Haven 38.61498 -91.21323
Franklin Riverside Park, Washington 38.5609127 -91.010341
Gasconade Riverfront Park, Hermann 38.7078282 -91.431962
Howard Franklin Island Public Fishing Access 38.9857902 -92.719928
Howard Katy Trail HW 87, opposite Boonville 38.9872914 -92.755287
Howard Katy Trail, Moniteau Creek 38.9778596 -92.569603
Jackson Fort Osage 39.1863807 -94.193139
Jackson West Terrace, Kansas City 39.1047575 -94.591988
Lafayette Lexington Riverfront Park, Lexington 39.1956377 -93.883983
Lafayette Napoleon 39.1331843 -94.064276
Lafayette Port of Waverly 39.2132989 -93.51711
Moniteau Lupus 38.845318 -92.452055
Osage Chamois Access 38.6812104 -91.77217
Platte Cow Island, Iatan 39.45794 -94.96962
Platte Little Bean Marsh 39.49758 -95.02146 Wetland Habitats of the Past
Saline Miami Boat Ramp 39.3253642 -93.229854
Saline Van Meter State Park 39.2810203 -93.263755
St. Charles Frontier Park, Katy Trail, St. Charles 38.7760152 -90.48252
St. Charles Katy Trail State Park, North Jefferson 38.60585 -92.162902
St. Charles Klondike Park Boat Ramp, Klondike trail head, Katy Trail 38.5840324 -90.819786
St. Louis Fort Belle Fontaine 38.8275181 -90.214206
St. Louis River's Edge Trail, Missouri and Mississippi confluence (SW) 38.8137968 -90.125789

Montana

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Beaverhead Camp Fortunate Historical Overlook 44.9946451 -112.86877
Beaverhead Clark's Lookout State Park 45.2352983 -112.63295
Beaverhead Jackson 45.3678166 -113.40918
Cascade Giant Springs State Park 47.5343299 -111.22989
Cascade Sulphur Springs 47.5821215 -111.06456
Cascade Tower Rock 47.1881241 -111.80997
Chouteau Decision Point 47.925048 -110.49843
Chouteau Fort Benton 47.8200793 -110.66449
Dawson Glendive 47.1252048 -104.6903
Fergus James Kipp Recreation Area 47.6238533 -108.68239
Gallatin Bozeman Pass 45.6668267 -110.80734
Gallatin Bozeman, Kelly Canyon, Frontage Rd 45.6685228 -110.9753
Gallatin I-90 Bozeman Rest Stop 45.7121375 -111.06404
Gallatin Missouri Headwaters State Park 45.9204329 -111.4988
Glacier HW 2, Great Northern's Camp Disappointment Statue 48.5977323 -112.79684
Lewis and Clark Aspen Grove Picnic Area, Lander's Fork 46.978189 -112.53351
Lewis and Clark Dearborn I-15 Rest Stop 47.1311587 -111.90099
Lewis and Clark I-94 Hilger exit 46.8197001 -111.99707
Lewis and Clark Lincoln Ranger Station 46.9566729 -112.65629
Lewis and Clark Two Camps Vista 46.6990339 -111.81109
Liberty Tiber Dam 48.3257842 -111.07942
Madison Beaverhead Rock 45.3744656 -112.46202
McCone Fort Peck Dam 48.0097554 -106.39022
McCone Fort Peck Dam 48.0096478 -106.38958
McCone Lewis and Clark Bridge near Wolf Point 48.0644753 -105.53386
Missoula Clearwater Junction 47.0018397 -113.37003
Missoula HW 12 at Bear and Lolo Creek Confluence 46.7643319 -114.32882
Missoula Lolo Hot Springs 46.7256985 -114.53275
Missoula Missoula 46.868926 -113.99689
Missoula Russell Gates FAS 47.0231897 -113.30867
Missoula Travelers' Rest State Park 46.7528005 -114.08886
Missoula Two Rivers Memorial Park 46.8750358 -113.88555
Pondera HW 89, Birch Creek near Valier 48.3213941 -112.54241
Powell Ovando 47.0199171 -113.13191
Ravalli HW 93 near Indian Trees Campground 45.7570485 -113.94442
Ravalli Lost Trail Pass Summit 45.693604 -113.94997
Ravalli Ross Hole 45.8362517 -113.98079
Richland HW 16, Culbertson Bridge 48.122446 -104.47596
Roosevelt Fort Union Trading Post NHS 47.999567 -104.0443
Roosevelt HW 2, Culbertson Rest Area 48.1478023 -104.50416
Rosebud Hathaway I-94 Eastbound Rest Area 46.2612778 -106.27948
Silver Bow I-15 Southbound Rest Area (S of Butte) 45.83638 -112.68565
Stillwater Columbus, Itch-Kep-Pe Park 45.6222807 -109.23849
Sweet Grass Big Timber, Crazy Mountain Museum 45.8244045 -109.96528
Teton I-15 Teton River Rest Stop (SB) 47.924477 -111.73529

Nebraska

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Burt Umonhon (Omaha) Village, HW 75 42.0422091 -96.283832
Cass Schilling Wildlife Management Area, Mouth of the Platte 41.0498579 -95.879076
Cedar Corps of Discovery Welcome Center, South Yankton 42.8282268 -97.405262
Cedar Lewis & Clark Visitor Center, Gavins Point Dam 42.8490038 -97.47764
Cedar St. Helena 42.8101564 -97.248931 living  off grapes  and 1 rabbit
Cedar Wynot City Park 42.7394419 -97.169185 where is private shannon
Dakota Elk Creek, HW 20, near Jackson 42.4523423 -96.591201
Dixon Highway 12 near Newcastle 42.6640667 -96.932569
Dixon Near Elk Point 42.6586194 -96.750192
Dixon Ponca State Park 42.5939231 -96.709572
Dixon Ponca State Park, Three State Overlook 42.5999674 -96.710767 3 state overlook
Douglas Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters and Visitor Center 41.265612 -95.924402
Knox George Shannon Trail, Lindy 42.7342521 -97.741153 reunited with shannon
Knox Ohiya Casino 42.7478352 -97.92998 lost leg
Nebraska Steamboat Trace Trail, Brownville 40.3970817 -95.65341
Otoe Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Nebraska City 40.6661326 -95.830932
Richardson 703 Trail, Big Nemaha River 40.0256089 -95.382421
Sarpy Fontenelle Forest Nature Center 41.1797216 -95.918224
Washington Fort Atkinson State Historical Park 41.4556326 -96.015176

North Dakota

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Burleigh Double Ditch State Historic Site 46.9341055 -100.8972
Burleigh Mandan Indian Village Site, Bismarck Trails 46.8277453 -100.82799
Burleigh North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck 46.819844 -100.7813
Dunn HW 200 near Killdeer 47.3575873 -102.73135
Emmons Langeliers Bay Recreation Area 45.9785644 -100.49837
McKenzie Three Tribes Museum 47.9804963 -102.5766
McKenzie Williston Boat Ramp, HW 85 48.1078979 -103.71477
McLean Fort Mandan 47.2983526 -101.08674
McLean Garrison Dam Overlook 47.4925699 -101.39241
McLean Garrison Dam Overlook 47.4925876 -101.39242
Mercer Fort Clark Historic Site 47.2529701 -101.27851
Mercer Mercer County Courthouse and Veterans Memorial 47.3244852 -101.37852
Mercer Stanton Boat Landing 47.2872424 -101.33751
Morton Graner Park Recreation Area 46.6551373 -100.71462
Mountrail Crow Flies High Butte Historic Site 47.9821757 -102.54561
Mountrail Pouch Point Recreation Area 47.8017999 -102.4092
Mountrail Reunion Bay Recreation Area 47.9072657 -102.62371
Sioux Fort Yates 46.0933799 -100.62704
Williams Fort Buford State Historic Site 47.9862733 -104.00085

Oregon

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Clatsop Astor Column, Astoria 46.1809726 -123.81874
Clatsop Astoria Riverwalk 46.1896994 -123.82506
Clatsop Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce (Astoria) 46.1902956 -123.84551
Clatsop Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce (Warrenton) 46.1614427 -123.8993
Clatsop Ecola State Park 45.9196173 -123.97424
Clatsop Fort Astoria 46.1881053 -123.8273
Clatsop Fort Stevens Historic Site 46.2064407 -123.9649
Clatsop Lee Shirley Park, Seaside 45.903617 -123.96079
Clatsop Saltworks, Seaside 45.984544 -123.93183
Clatsop Twilight Eagle Sanctuary 46.169666 -123.68921
Columbia Deer Island, HW 30 45.9351282 -122.84787
Hood River Mitchell Point/Wygant Trail 45.7032364 -121.61875
Hood River Viento State Park 45.697171 -121.66852
Multnomah John B. Yeon State Park 45.6123882 -122.00424
Multnomah Kelley Point Park 45.6434329 -122.76593
Multnomah Lewis and Clark State Park and Recreation Site (Sandy River) 45.5417286 -122.37982
Multnomah Waud Bluff near University of Portland 45.5711559 -122.72456
Sherman Le Page Park, John Day River 45.7291914 -120.65068
Umatilla Umatilla Rapids/McNary Dam overlook 45.919905 -119.3048
Wasco Fort Dalles Museum 45.5961157 -121.19703
Wasco Rock Fort, The Dalles 45.60689 -121.18783

South Dakota

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Bon Homme Junction HW 52 and 50 near Tabor 42.9099837 -97.650285
Brule Chamberlain, I-90 Rest Area 43.7871121 -99.338395
Campbell Oahe Dam, Pollock 45.912677 -100.29617
Charles Mix Lake Andes, 382nd Ave 43.1513738 -98.546188
Charles Mix Pickstown, HW 18 43.0703319 -98.532544
Clay Spirit Mound 42.8675464 -96.956006
Hughes Farm Island, near Pierre 44.3456687 -100.27997
Stanley Fischers Lilly Park, Fort Pierre 44.3528937 -100.36843
Walworth Webster City Park, Mobridge 45.5385036 -100.43389
Yankton Lewis and Clark Recreation Area near Yankton 42.8676738 -97.521496

Washington

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County Location Latitude Longitude Notes
Asotin Chief Timothy Park, Silcott 46.4143795 -117.19851
Asotin Clarkston Golf Course, HW 12 46.4174524 -117.08284
Clark Fort Vancouver National Historic Site 45.6240347 -122.66167
Columbia Little Goose Lock and Dam 46.5825144 -118.02993
Franklin Sacajawea State Park, Burbank 46.1992985 -119.03895
Garfield Alpowa Summit Rest Area, HW 12, eastbound 46.4362126 -117.42499
Garfield Pataha Creek, HW 12 46.4656996 -117.47775
Pacific Cape Disappointment State Park 46.28304 -124.05632
Pacific Chinook County Park 46.2612927 -123.93115
Pacific Dismal Nitch Rest Stop 46.249142 -123.86066
Pacific HW 101, west of Point Ellice 46.2424517 -123.88626
Pacific Lewis & Clark Square, Long Beach 46.3499673 -124.05431
Pacific Station Camp-Middle Village 46.2475146 -123.91128
Skamania Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, Stevenson 45.6860309 -121.89876
Skamania Fort Cascades Historic Site 45.6442949 -121.95815
Skamania Fort Cascades trailhead (eastern terminus) 45.6439995 -121.95825
Skamania North Bonneville 45.6389648 -121.97565
Wahkiakum Columbian White-tailed Deer National Wildlife Refuge 46.232423 -123.39974
Wahkiakum Vista Park, Skamokawa 46.2694309 -123.46196
Walla Walla Whitman Mission National Historic Site 46.0416431 -118.46431
Whitman Lower Granite Lock and Dam/Boyer Park 46.6789762 -117.44547

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