Golden Spike Getaways

park getaways

Golden Spike National Historic Site consists of nearly 3,000 acres immediately west of the Promontory Mountains in northern Utah. At this facility visitors can learn the significance of the transcontinental railroad on United States economic, cultural and social history. This historic site is open year round except for a few holidays during the winter.

Recreation opportunities at Golden Spike include viewing interpretive and working exhibits on railroad construction, timekeeping, cultural archaeology and Lucin Cutoff. Walking and biking, on the parks roads and trails as well as scenic driving opportunities are available on site. A variety of ranger-led programs, reenactments and demonstrations are performed throughout the year.