California-Nevada Chapter
Oregon-California Trails Association

The California-Nevada Chapter is one of eleven chapters of the Oregon-California Trails Association, an organization dedicated to the preservation, appreciation and enjoyment of all transmigration trails to the west, the trails that made the United States an ocean-to-ocean nation.


OCTA Mid-Year Board Meeting and Symposium

St George, Utah

March 18-20

Southern Trails Chapter Symposium

Wilcox , Arizona


April 6-9

Trails West Annual Banquet

Reno, Nevada

April 9

2016 Annual Spring Symposium

Susanville, California

April 29, 30 & May 1

Trail Days - California Trail Interpretive Center

Elko, Nevada

June 4-5

OCTA Annual Convention

Ft. Hall, Idaho


August 1-5

2016 Beckwourth Trail
Field Days


March 7-8
April 11-12
May 9-10
June 13-14
July 11-12
August 15-16
Sept. 12-13
Oct. 10-11

E-Mail for more information about activities


The latest issue of Trail Talk can now be found in the
members only pages.

New - Summer 2015 Issue

Contact for the members only password.


Watch a Video of Helicopter Power Pole Installation on the Carson River Route in Carson Canyon
by Pedro Kinner


Watch Frank Tortorich tell the story of Melissa Coray

One Woman - Melissa Coray and the Mormon Battalion

a film by Mark Russell

Watch Larry Schmidt talk about Mark Twain

Mark Twain on the Johnson's Cutoff

a film by Dee Owens

Watch Passport in Time Project

Carson River Route





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