The Oregon Trail stretched from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City, Oregon. It was blazed in 1836 by two. By driving their wagon as far as Fort Boise, they proved that wagons could travel on the Oregon Trail. The Whitmans’ lead, many pioneers migrated
west on the Oregon Trail. Some bought wooden-wheeled wagons covered with sailcloth. Most walked, however, pushing handcarts loaded with a few possessions, food, and other supplies. The trip took months, even if all went well.