• Promontory Summit, UT Last Spike Site

    Golden Spike

    National Historic Site Utah

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  • GPS Units

    Visitors relying on GPS Units, in order to direct them to our site, need to be cautious once they turn off State Highway 83. Several different GPS systems have misdirected visitors headed to our site. Road signs are more reliable as you approach the site. More »

  • Wash out on West Auto Tour

    In August 2014 Golden Spike National Historic Site had a large amount of rain fall in a short period of time. This rainfall caused flooding which washed out a portion of the historic grade. This damage has resulted early closure of the West Auto Tour.

Directions

Golden Spike National Historic Site is 32 miles west of Brigham City, Utah, via Utah Hwy. 83

The following directions correspond to the map link below.

Map

Northbound on I-15: exit #365, turn right (west) on Hwy. 13 to Hwy. 83. Follow signs to Golden Spike. (32 miles)

Southbound on I-15: exit I-84 west to exit #40 (Hwy. 102). Turn left and follow signs to Hwy. 83. Turn right on 83 and follow signs to Golden Spike. (Approximately 29 miles)

Eastbound on I-84: exit #26, south on Hwy. 83 past ATK Rocket display, turn right at sign to Golden Spike. (Approximately 27 miles)

Westbound from Logan: Hwy. 30 west to I-15, then follow directions for Southbound on I-15. (Approximately 50 miles)

GPS Coordinates Golden Spike National Historic Site is located at latitude - longitude coordinates (also known as lat-long or GPS coordinates) of N 41.62048 and W -112.54747.

Visitors relying on GPS Units, in order to direct them to our site, need to be cautious once they turn off State Highway 83. Several different GPS systems have misdirected visitors headed to our site. Road signs are more reliable as you approach the site and have turned off of State Highway 83.

 

Did You Know?

Golden Spike presentation during reenactment

They did not drive the Golden Spike. It was made of 17.6 carat gold, and would not have survived a blow from a spike maul. More...