At first it was a bit discouraging to see so many cars in the parking lot, but we managed to find a spot after a bit of searching. Our wives had a harder time because there were no pull-through spots for busses.
After we figured out the parking situation, we were greeted by an impressive monument commemorating the brief pause...
It was neat to read the signs and think what might have occurred in this land many years ago. There's really nothing remarkable about this site, but it's along a really nice paved walking/biking/running path.
Truly a unique piece of history when you read about the Mormons moving west with the use of handcarts. The path is paved and handicapped accessible. The trail is not very long - only about a half mile but it is a hilly venture - especially if you are pushing a wheelchair or stroller.
There's parking, never a crowd, and a pleasant paved path through the woods. The path goes past the university's cross country course, which is a pleasant and quiet green space.
Oh yeah, there are also a couple of historical markers to indicate where groups of Mormon immigrants from England camped, after getting off the train at the end of the...