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.
Things To Know Before You Come
Automobile or Gasoline Services
No services are available at the park.
The nearest gas station is in Corinne, 26 miles east via highway 83.
Travelers coming in from the east, out of Logan Utah, will pass the last available gas station in Tremonton traveling on Highway 102. Any travelers coming in from Idaho on Interstate 84 will pass the last available gas in Snowville Utah, when they take the Highway 83 exit to Golden Spike.
Visitors relying on GPS Units, in order to direct them to our site, need to be cautious once they turn off State Highway 83. These systems have misdirected several visitors headed to our site. Road signs are more reliable as you approach the site.
Golden Spike National Historic Site is in the process of reviewing our facilities, in order to assess our adherence with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. This process will allow us to make adjustments, which will better serve all visitors that come to our site. While we are in the process of reviewing and updating our facilities we ask visitors that might need additional assistance to contact us prior to traveling to our site.
Upon arrival to Golden Spike National Historic Site, if you or anyone in your party requires assistance or additional consideration, please contact us at the information desk inside the Visitor Center. In order to assist visitors with mobility impairments Golden Spike does have a wheel chair available at the Visitor Center. Films shown at the visitor center include assistive listening devices and captioning.
If you plan to spend several hours visiting, bring food and drink - visitor center only has water and snack food for purchase.
Be prepared for any type of weather; mosquitoes can be a nuisance.
If you have any questions, please contact the Visitor Center (435) 471-2209 ext. 29.
Did You Know?
You can drive on the original Transcontinental Railroad grade on the two driving tours within the park.