Visiting Golden Spike  National Historical Park 

Golden Spike National Historical Park is located in Northern Utah and provides a fun opportunity to relive a bit of local western history.

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Golden Spike is the location where the first Transcontinental Railroad connected in 1869 across the United States. The ceremony commemorating that event was held at this location.

On May 10, 1869, a ceremonial 17.6-karat gold spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Summit, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.

Golden Spike National Historical Park entrance fees are $10 per person or $35 for a family (up to four adults). Children 15 and under enter free.

Golden Spike National Historical Park is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. It's located about 32 miles west of Brigham City, Utah.

Golden Spike Visitor Center: exhibits, artifacts, and information about the railroad and history of the area. Early May through early October you can see full scale replicas of the Union Pacific No. 119 and other historic locomotives.

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