Golden Spike National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park located at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake in east-central Box Elder County, Utah, United States. The nearest city is Corinne, approximately 23 miles (37 km) east-southeast of the site.Add Golden Spike National Historic Site and other attractions to your Corinne trip itinerary using our Corinne day trip planning app.
It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad where the Central Pacific Railroad and the first Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869. The final joining of the rails spanning the continent was signified by the driving of the ceremonial Golden Spike.
Golden Spike National Historic Site reviews
Wonderful presentation! Don’t miss the AM golden spike reenactment￼. 10:00 AM the Jupiter locomotive pulls in and at 10:30 AM the 119 locomotive arrives.￼ 11:00 AM actors (in period costume)￼reenact.... more »
This place is a bit out-of-the-way, but it’s well worth the drive. They have both replica locomotives on display. The paint and finish on the locomotives is immaculate. They even have fires in... more »
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