Corral Springs

Corral Springs National Historic Oregon Trail Site Interpretive Display, Echo Oregon
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Corral Springs

National Historic Oregon Trail Site
County Road 1300 (Old Highway 30)
Echo, Oregon
Info: (541) 376-8411

"This day we traveled sixteen miles. We first ascended a long hill on the northeast side of the stream (Umatilla River), to a high plain, over which we traveled for fifteen miles, then down a long hill to the valley, then one mile to the stream.

Here we found good camping and a butcher located here, with a bountiful supply of good beef, which he sold very cheap, and which we hungry emigrants ate with good relish."

P.V. Crawford,  August 1851
Oregon Trail Diary on Lower Utilla Crossing

Corral Springs National Historic Oregon Trail Site is located on County Road 1300 (Old Highway 30), also known as Umatilla County Scenic-Historic Road, 5 miles SE of Echo. The site is on private land owned by the Ramos family. The family has given permission for public access to the ¼ mile of visible Oregon Trail ruts. If problems with garbage or vandalism occur, permission may be revoked.

Two parallel sets of wagon ruts descend into the canyon. There is parking for buses and private vehicles. There are no rest room facilities.

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