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Pony Express National Historic Trail Topographical Map

A color, topographical map of the entire Pony Express National Historic Trail.. Because the nearly 1900 mile long trail covers eight states, this map measures approximately 50" x 11"


GIS Interactive Map

The National Park Service Geographic Resources Program hosts an interactive trails map viewer.
Choose the Pony Express National Historic Trail and then zoom in to find the details you need for trip planning.

Tip: There are menu options at the top right and top left of the map viewer.

The top right menu allows you to look at the trail overlaid on street, topographic, or imagery maps. The top left menu lists functions you can give to the map - measure distance, make a printable map, and more.

A map that depicts a trail from Missouri to Sacramento, California.

Places to Go along the Trail

Check out this fun interactive map! It highlights different sites that can be visited along the trail. You'll find museums, interpretive centers, and historic sites that provide information and interpretation.

Map image showing the general route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail.
The maps shows the original route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail (red line), which had a distance of 2,005 miles!

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Last updated: January 30, 2020

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Pony Express National Historic Trail
PO Box 728

Santa Fe, NM 87504



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