Alerts & Conditions


Park Closure


  • Alert 1 , Severity ,information ,, GPS Units Visitors relying on GPS Units, in order to direct them to our site, need to be cautious once they turn off State Highway 83. Several different GPS systems have misdirected visitors headed to our site. Road signs are more reliable as you approach the site.

Park Weather

It is recommended that those coming to visit the Historic Site research the expected weather conditions and come prepared.

You can also call our Visitor Center staff to ask about current and upcoming weather conditions at 435-471-2209 x429. 

Golden Spike National Historic Site is located in a high desert environment on the north end of the Great Salt Lake. The lake and channeling of winds through the valley, where the site is located, can cause very unique weather conditions. The temperatures can reach over 100 degrees in the summer and into single digits in the winter. Winds can cause severe cold in the winter. Visitors are recommended to check forecasts before coming to our site and come prepared for changing weather conditions.

Last updated: April 16, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 897
Brigham City , UT 84302


(435) 471-2209 x29

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