Alerts & Conditions


Park Closure

  • Alert 1 , Severity ,closure ,, Government Shutdown Information Date Posted: 1/20/2019 During the government shutdown, the site will remain accessible. However, visitor services, facilities & park offices are closed. Outdoor features are generally accessible, expect snow. Call 911 for emergencies, hazardous conditions may exist.


  • Alert 1 , Severity ,caution ,, Road Conditions Date Posted: 1/20/2019 The West Auto Tour is closed for the season. The East Auto Tour is closed due to seasonal snows. Roads into the park are maintained by the county, check for current road conditions.


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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