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Nice Path Through the Woods

I'll be honest: we went to see what this was all about because the site name is, well, a bit odd... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
guildencrantz
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Chicago, Illinois
Worth the 25 hour drive from LA

At first it was a bit discouraging to see so many cars in the parking lot, but we managed to find a... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Danny N
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Ramat Gan, Israel
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At this site in the mid-19th century, Mormons prepared for the trip to Salt Lake City.
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“Nice Path Through the Woods”
12 Oct 2016
“Beautiful hike”
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Iowa City, IA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be honest: we went to see what this was all about because the site name is, well, a bit odd. It's really just a nice walking path through the woods with a few signs marking significant spots and detailing the history. If it's on...More

Thank guildencrantz
Reviewed 2 April 2017

At first it was a bit discouraging to see so many cars in the parking lot, but we managed to find a spot after a bit of searching. Our wives had a harder time because there were no pull-through spots for busses. After we figured...More

10  Thank Danny N
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was neat to read the signs and think what might have occurred in this land many years ago. There's really nothing remarkable about this site, but it's along a really nice paved walking/biking/running path.

1  Thank Malerie P
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Truly a unique piece of history when you read about the Mormons moving west with the use of handcarts. The path is paved and handicapped accessible. The trail is not very long - only about a half mile but it is a hilly venture -...More

1  Thank kathybrez
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is an interesting site, where you can read about the Mormon Handcart's trials on their travels across the U.S. The trail is quite wooded, hilly, but paved.

Thank IAjj
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I suppose if you are a Morman this will be very celebrated site. It is interesting and a nice setting.

Thank citainc
Reviewed 15 September 2015

What a choice place for a memorial telling of dedicated people just wanting to exercise their faith in God.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 13 July 2015

There is not really much to this site. It is unremarkable in every other aspect. This is more of a municipal park than a historic site.

Thank Francisco O
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I have been enjoying my personal treks to this site. It is approximately 1.5 miles from the trailhead. It's a beautiful walk.

Thank wataugaone
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Ever wonder why the street is called Mormon Trek? The answer is at this pretty spot along the Clear Creek Trail. In the path of ragged, frightened utopians we walk our dogs...

1  Thank Frank S
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