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

    Pony Express

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

Certified Sites on the Pony Express NHT

The owners and managers of these historic sites and interpretive centers are certified partners with the National Park Service on the Pony Express National Historic Trail.

(updated August 6, 2013)

KANSAS

Marysville Pony Express Home Station #1, 106 8th St., Marysville

MISSOURI

Pony Express National Museum, 914 Penn St., St. Joseph

NEBRASKA

Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, astride Interstate 80, 2 miles east of Kearney

Did You Know?

Pony Express riders carried official mail in a mochila that fit over the saddle.

To carry the U.S. Mail across 1800 miles of wilderness, Pony Express riders changed horses about every 12-15 miles. At each station, the rider would quickly take the mochila with mail pouches from his saddle and throw it onto the saddle of the fresh horse - and off he went. More...