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APPLEGATE-LASSEN EMIGRANT TRAIL (FANDANGO PASS)

Historical Landmark

Description:
This spot marks the convergence of two pioneer trails used by emigrants during the years 1846-1850. The Applegate Trail, established in 1846, led from the Humboldt River in Nevada to the Willamette Valley in Oregon. The Lassen Cutoff, established by Peter Lassen in 1848, turned south at Goose Lake to the northern mines and settlements of California.

Registration Date: 1/27/1956

Location:
City: Fort Bidwell
County: Modoc

Directions:
Fandango Pass, 10.8 mi E of State Hwy 395 on Fandango Pass Rd (Co Rd 9), 9.2 mi W of Fort Bidwell

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