• 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.

Volunteer

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.
 
reenactment volunteers

Did You Know?

Parallel grades

Parallel grade was built for nearly 250 miles across the state of Utah. No parallel track was ever laid.