• 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 in early closure of the West Auto Tour.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Golden Spike is in the MOUNTAIN TIME ZONE and honors daylight savings time.

Visitor Center hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Golden Spike National Historic Site will be closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Outside attractions are open during daylight hours.

Please call (435) 471-2209 ext. 29 for latest information.

 
 

Did You Know?

Iron spike driven

There was actually a Golden Spike ceremony followed by a Last Spike ceremony, when a regular iron spike was driven.