Support Your Park
Visits to national parks inspire people to plan another trip, to tell their friends about their experience, and often, to ask how they can help. We love that!
There are a number of ways that you can help support the work of the National Park Service as it endeavors to provide opportunities for Americans and travelers from around the world to learn about the significance of the Pony Express National Historic Trail, and protect and preserve the historic remnants of the trail.You can:
The National Park Service, for the most part, does not own or manage the lands the Pony Express NHT crosses over. Therefore, we rely heavily on the work and the efforts of our many partner organizations to accomplish our mission. Please be sure to visit our Partners page to see how you might become involved.
Did You Know?
To carry the U.S. Mail across 1800 miles of wilderness, Pony Express riders changed horses about every 12-15 miles. At each station, the rider would quickly take the mochila with mail pouches from his saddle and throw it onto the saddle of the fresh horse - and off he went. More...