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Annual Spring Byway Tour     Saturday, April 15, 8:45 am
  • Meet in the parking lot between Albertsons and McDonalds at Federal Way
    and Gowen Road in southeast Boise
  • Caravan tour, does not require 4WD
  • Will travel to Oregon Trail east of Mountain Home and follow it back towards
    Boise on gravel roads
  • You will see interesting trail sites not generally available. Short hikes, lunch
    and bathroom break at Pilot Truck Stop in Mountain Home
  • Bring your food, drinks, camera, etc.
  • Will end late afternoon near Boise, time dependent upon participants desires
  • Check this website if the weather is really bad to see if the outing will be
    postponed.  Plan on going if it is just light rain as that will help keep the dust

Spring Chapter Meeting           Saturday, May 6, 10:30am
  • Meet at Perkins Restaurant at the Burley Inn just off I-84
  • Take Burley exit from I-84. Burley Inn and Perkins will be on the right in 1/4
    mile.  Is about 2:45 from Boise area.
  • Chapter meeting starts at 10:30 am, should be finished by 11:30 am
  • After lunch we will travel in a caravan tour to Raft River where we will use
    trained search dogs to check/verify 2 grave sites near Parting of the Ways
  • Will also see the emigrant names written on the bluff
  • Will end late afternoon on Raft River

June - North Alternate Oregon Trail Tour
July - Soda Springs Trail Sites
August - National OCTA Convention, Council Bluffs, Iowa
September - California Trail, Raft River to City of Rocks
October - Fall Chapter Meeting, Mountain Home

Contact Jerry at for more
information on these activities.