• 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?

Fairbanks National Pony Express Monument in Salt Lake City

Avard Fairbanks' sculpture is a study in contrasts that symbolizes the interdependency of the generations—the rider depending on the station keeper to be there for him as the younger generation depends on the older one-an interdependence uniting young and old, and man and beast. More...