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.

2015 Activities

Convention Planning Meetings

The Ridge Golf and Country Club
2020 Golf Course Rd.
Auburn, CA
10am -4pm


January 19
March 23
June 8
July 13

Convention Planning Meeting

Oxford Inn
Chico, CA


May 1

Spring Symposium and General

Oxford Inn
Chico, CA



April 30 & May 2

Convention Planning Meeting

Location to be determined


August 17


OCTA National Convention

Stateline, Nevada


September 19 – 25

Beckwourth Mapping Team Field Dates


April 13-14
May 11-12
June 15-16
Aug. 10-11
Oct. 19-20

E-Mail for more information about activities

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

New - Fall 2014 Issue

Contact for the members only password.


A Bonanza of Trails

2015 OCTA National Convention
Lake Tahoe, California
September 18th-25th


Video-Helicopter Power Pole Installation
on the Carson River Route in Carson Canyon

by Pedro Kinner


Watch John Winner, Chapter President, describe the Chapter Activities of 2012

California-Nevada Chapter - Activities of 2012

a video by Dee Owens

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

The Mountain Democrat - Placerville, California
August 2, 2012

Oregon California Trails Association Maps the Past






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