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?
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...