• Promontory Summit, UT Last Spike Site

    Golden Spike

    National Historic Site Utah

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    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 »


Firing the Jupiter
You can help support Golden Spike National Historic Site by participating in the National Park Service Volunteer Program. Come work at the engine house on the locomotives, help out in the visitor center, or dress up in period costume for our reenactments. For more information, call our VIP coordinator, Ronald Wilson at 435-471-2209, ext 35.
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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...