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

    Pony Express

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

Operating Hours & Seasons

Local brochures and guides are generally available at each trail site. Auto Tour Route driving directions and maps, approximate the historic route of the Pony Express.

Entrance and parking fees may be charged at some locations and hours vary at the discretion of the site administrator. Large groups are encouraged to make prior arrangements for tours, where available.

Please respect private property by staying in public areas, and help protect our national heritage by leaving trail resources undisturbed.


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Did You Know?

Modern-day Pony Express riders greet people from around the world at the 2002 Winter Olympics.

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...