Golden Spike National Historic Site

Overview

Completion of the world's first transcontinental railroad was celebrated here where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. Golden Spike was designated as a national historic site in nonfederal ownership on April 2, 1957, and authorized for federal ownership and administration by an act of Congress on July 30, 1965.

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Directions

Driving: 

Golden Spike is located 32 miles west of Brigham City via Highways 13 and 83.

Flying: 

The nearest airport is Salt Lake City International Airport which is two hours away.