Photos and more
Experience the site through the lens! Check out our photo galleries and more.
History & Culture
The workers that built the First Transcontinental Railroad and the politicians, businessmen, and others associated with this project left a legacy that formed a nation. Discover the history of the project they completed and the impact this made on the world .
Learn more about the unique landscape, flora, and fauna that distinguish the location where this engineering marvel was finally completed. Golden Spike's ecosystem and scenery has had little change since the laborers came to this area over 150 years ago.
Having made a major impact on Westward Expansion and many other aspects of the development of the nation, the history of this site holds a important educational story for students and teachers throughout the world.
Kids & Youth
Learn how to become a junior ranger and find suggestions for family activities in the park.
Western National Parks Association is the non-profit partner that manages the site's bookstore. A percentage of all purchases made will go to support Golden Spike National Historical Park and the other locations within WNPA's stewardship.