Gabby's Gold Rush Tours - Sutter Creek Mother Lode Tours
Pioneer Trail Tour

Pioneer Trail Tour Fee: $50/hr - 3 hour minimum

Includes most of the Basic Tour, plus:

  • Meet at Carson Pass and visit several major historical sites related to the Early California, Pioneer and Gold Rush history.
  • Walk on the actual Emigrant Trail where thousands of pioneers crossed the Sierra during the early 1850s.
  • Hear the story of Tragedy Springs and the real story of Kit Carson, Jedediah Smith and John C. Fremont.
  • See the wagon wheel-worn rocks and hike the short section of the steep and treacherous Devil's Ladder.
  • See the actual point where the pioneers crossed the Sierra and hear the story of Melissa Coray, an 18 year old bride who walked over 2,000 miles for her "honeymoon".
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