• Stone Ruins at the Sand Springs Pony Express Station in Nevada

    Pony Express

    National Historic Trail CA,CO,KS,MO,NE,NV,UT,WY

Garden Pass

Garden Pass is in Eureka County, Nevada. Check out a section of the Pony Express Trail on Bureau of Land Management lands where you can ride, hike, or drive part of the original route.

 
pony express exhibit

Rugged Men, Rigorous Rides
Read about the men who rode the ponies and about five Pony Express station sites that you can visit today! (1.65 MB pdf)

 
pony express exhibit

The Crowd Cheered On . . .
Find out how the Pony Express came to be and why its existence was short lived. (548 KB pdf)

Did You Know?

Patee House served as the eastern terminal for the Pony Express.

The Patee House Hotel in St. Joseph, MO, was considered a luxurious place for lodging, served as the general office for the Pony Express in 1860-1861, and lodged the pony riders who carried the U.S. mail when they were in town. More...