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

    Pony Express

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

Auto Tour Route - Missouri

Below are driving directions to begin the Pony Express National Historic Trail in Missouri. A simple map showing the general route is below the directions.

From St. Joseph, MO:

Take U.S. Route 36 west.
Total original route miles in Missouri: 1
 
Map image showing the auto tour route for the Pony Express NHT from Missouri.
Map image showing the auto tour route for the Pony Express NHT from Missouri.
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Did You Know?

Patee House served as the eastern terminal for the Pony Express.

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...