• 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?

Modern-day Pony Express riders greet people from around the world at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

During the 2002 Winter Olympics, held at Salt Lake City, Utah, Pony Express riders constructed a relay station and performed demonstrations depicting the change of horses and transferring the mochilla pouch that carried the U.S. mail from April 1860 to November 1861. More...