Below is a current listing of Pony Express National Historic Trail and Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guides in Acrobat Reader PDF document format.
For a hard copy of the official Pony Express trail brochure e-mail us. Due to sequestration, we lack the staff to respond to requests immediately. Brochures will arrive between 2-4 weeks.
To download the map from this guide: http://hfc.nps.gov/carto/PDF/MOPImap1.pdf
The Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guide series are state by state guides that provide an overview of local trail history and driving directions to suggested sites and points of interest that provide interpretive media and/or educational services.The series can also be found in printed publication format at many travel and tourism centers along the historic trail route.
The Auto Tour Route Interpretive Guide series are a work in progress. Below are the interpretive guides currently available. As new guides are developed, they will be posted here.
The button link to the upper-right will take you to the web site pages with the state by state general driving directions for the Pony Express Auto Tour Route.
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...