The Oregon Trail

Publishers MECC
Developers MECC
Release date 1985
Genre Educational
Game rating

Game Description

The Oregon Trail is a computer game developed by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) and first released in 1985. It was designed to teach students about the realities of 19th-century pioneer life on the Oregon Trail.

Download The Oregon Trail

We might have the game available for more than one platform. The Oregon Trail is currently available on these platforms:

Apple II (1985) (1.8KB)

DOS (1990) (358.1KB)

Mac(1993) (3.2MB)

Windows 3.x (1993) (525.5MB)

How to play DOS version on Windows

  1. Download (358.1KB).
  2. Download the software DOSBox and put a shortcut for DOSBox on your desktop.
  3. Open the “The Oregon Trail” folder and then open the “Game Files” folder.
  4. Find the file called “OREGON”, and drag it on top of the DOSBox icon which you have on your desktop.
  5. The game should now launch in DOSBox.
  6. Enjoy the game!

Additional files, patches and fixes

The Oregon Trail Apple II Manual (English)

The Oregon Trail Screenshots


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  1. may 22′ the download link doesnt work, a comment ffrom 2 yrs ago says the same. will u fix it ?? or not renewing ??

  2. I would love to download the oregon trail game but how do i get the DOS BOX and have can i get a free WinRAR to be able to download games from here? And is the game able to be used with the lastest Window program?


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