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

    Pony Express

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

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Exhibits - View a series of outdoor exhibits at various sites along El Camino Real de Tierra Adrentro NHT. Take the virtual journey and then visit the site!

 
Avard Fairbanks National Pony Express Monument

Fairbanks National Pony Express Monument

National Park Service

The Photo Gallery has a sampling of photographic images from along the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Most of the images displayed on the gallery page are public domain. If you use one, please use this credit line: Courtesy National Park Service.

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...