Plan Your Visit

Reenactors during Last Spike Ceremony
Reenactors during a May 10 ceremony

NPS Photo

Golden Spike National Historical Park is open year round and receives nearly 60,000 visitors a year. Visitors come to explore the site and connect with one of the most transformational moments in our nation's history. The most popular attractions include stepping out to the site where history was made, viewing the site's replica steam locomotives, participating in historic re-enactments of the famous "Last Spike" ceremony and exploring the nearly 150 year-old railroad grade on the auto tours and hiking trail. For more information on activities at Golden Spike National Historical Park see our Outdoor Activities Page.


Get on Track to Explore Golden Spike

  • In Basic Information, learn some important facts about how to best spend your time in the site.
  • In Directions, learn the best route to Golden Spike from the major routes that pass through the area from Utah and Idaho.
  • Things to Do includes a description of many of the activities available at Golden Spike.
  • Explore the park Calendar to learn about upcoming ranger programs, special events, and other
    visitor activities.
  • The site is located in a remote area of Utah. See the Safety page and Things to Know Before you Come for information on what to plan on and bring.
  • In Fees & Passes, find out what fees will apply during the time you will be visiting.

Last updated: March 28, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P. O. Box 897
Brigham City , UT 84302


(435) 471-2209 x429

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