Auto Tour Route - Kansas
Below are driving directions to follow the Pony Express National Historic Trail west through Kansas, from Missouri to Nebraska. A simple map showing the general route is below the directions.
1. Take U.S. Route 36 west to State Route 148.
From Atchison, KS:
1. Take U.S. Route 73 west to State Route 9.
Did You Know?
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...