Upcoming Events


OCTA is an active organization with regular events, activities and initiatives. Check back often to see if there are events in your area, or activities that you would like to support.

The 2018 convention will be hosted  by the Utah Crossroads Chapter in Ogden’s Eccles Convention Center – August  6-10. The theme,  Rails and Trails- confluence and impacts at Crossroads  of the West will be explored through three primary methods: Speaker presentations, Read More …


Party Like It’s 1843! is a three day celebration with music, dancing, food, lectures, living history interpreters, a fashion show and pioneer crafts to be featured at several sites in Independence, including the National Frontier Trails Museum and the Truman Read More …


The American Solar Challenge is a collegiate level competition to design, build, and race solar-powered electric vehicles. See the American Solar Challenge Facebook Page!


Read our Blog and learn about the latest events and news from OCTA! Learn about the new grants that will allow us to continue our preservation efforts.

Watch our E-News, Facebook page, and website to learn more about these and other forthcoming programs, because we plan to celebrate our dual anniversaries of the National Trails Act and Oregon Trail in grand fashion!