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?
Pony Express riders generally rode their horses at full gallop for 12-15 miles before changing horses at relay stations such as this one at Sand Hill in western Nevada.