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?
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...