Oregon Trail Hints, Tips, Tricks, Secrets, & Glitches

Wagon/Tarp Colors

  • American Flag Tarp Pattern : Arrive at Jim Bridger's Trading Post.
  • Animal Pelt Tarp Pattern : Fight off a wolf attack.
  • Beige Tarp Pattern : Hunt for more than 150 pounds of food in one day.
  • Crossbones Tarp Pattern : Arrive in Oregon with at least 45 days remaining.
  • Doctor Tarp Pattern : Use medicine on one of your sick passengers.
  • Fish Tarp Pattern : Catch your first fish.
  • Red Wagon : Kill your first animal.
  • Striped Tarp Pattern : Have one of your passengers catch dysentery and don't administer medicine for it.
  • Union Jack Tarp Pattern : Arrive at Walla Walla, Washington.
  • Wax Tarp : Get to Oregon for the first time.
  • Wheels Tarp Pattern : Break and replace two wagon wheels in one segment of the trail.
  • Unlockable Heirlooms

  • Banjo : Finish the Gold Rush storyline.
  • Birch Pole : Catch 60 pounds of fish in one day.
  • Bugle : Bring the piano as your heirloom and complete the journey to Oregon.
  • Doctor's Bag : Get to the end of the trail without losing any family members.
  • Evil Eye : Score more than 150,000 points in a chapter.
  • Fine Suit : Score more than 120,000 points in a chapter.
  • Fine Whip : Complete a segment of the trail without hitting any obstacles.
  • Fur Hat : Finish the Three Brave Brothers storyline.
  • Henry Rifle : Finish the Stuck in the Middle storyline.
  • Horseshoe : Get robbed 10 total times in one trip down the trail.
  • Piano : Finish the Family Affair storyline.
  • Oregon Trail Unlockables & Awards

    Trophies

  • 24 Karat : Finish the Gold Rush storyline.
  • Alpha Male : Fight off a wolf attack.
  • Bridger to Nowhere : Arrive at Jim Bridger's Trading Post.
  • Careful Driver : Complete a segment of the trail without hitting any obstacles.
  • Classic Complaint : Have one of your passengers catch dysentery and don't administer medicine for it.
  • First Time Through : Get to Oregon for the first time.
  • Full House : Get to the end of the trail without losing any family members.
  • Have Gun, Will Shoot : Kill your first animal.
  • Hypochondriac : Use medicine on one of your sick passengers.
  • Journeyman : Score more than 120,000 points in a chapter.
  • Left Behind : Hunt for more than 150 pounds of food in one day.
  • Lickety Split : Arrive in Oregon with at least 45 days remaining.
  • Love Conquers All : Finish the Family Affair storyline.
  • Master Fisherman : Catch 60 pounds of fish in one day.
  • Piano Man : Bring the piano as your heirloom and complete the journey to Oregon.
  • Reel Talent : Catch your first fish.
  • Third Wheel : Break and replace two wagon wheels in one segment of the trail.
  • Trail Master : Score more than 150,000 points in a chapter.
  • Triple Threat : Finish the Three Brave Brothers storyline.
  • Uncivil War : Finish the Stuck in the Middle storyline.
  • Victimized : Get robbed 10 total times in one trip down the trail.
  • Walla Walla : Arrive at Walla Walla, Washington.