Following the Trail of the Pony Express in Utah

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Driving Distance = 319 miles - Driving Time = 7 Hours
To Eastern Nevada Return to Route Map To Wyoming

The driving route continues east following U.S. 6 (50) and then State Routes 67, 36 and 73, then to I 15 and I 80 to the Wyoming Stateline. When planning a trip, you might want to match this map with those that detail the locations of the Utah stations and those that show a historical map of the route.

Notes:

1. This route is a continuation from Nevada skirting the desert south of Salt Lake. The actual Pony Express route is coming west from Ibapah.

2. Camp Floyd is located in Fairfield.

3. The Pony Express Memorial Statue in Salt Lake City was completed and dedicated on Saturday, July 25, 1998, at the Pioneer Trail State Park in Salt Lake City. It is located west of the This Is The Place Monument.

Alternate Route

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Driving distance, 105 miles
Driving time, 2 hours 45 minutes.

The Pony Express route continues from Ibapah along the old Pony Express and stage road between Calla and Dugway. To get to the sites, take State Highway 36 south to Route 199 west to Dugway. The route skirts the southern fringe of the Great Salt Lake Desert. THIS IS ALL DESERT COUNTRY. ROADS ARE FAIR IN DRY WEATHER. THERE ARE NO SERVICES AND NOR LODGING. INQUIRE AS YOU PROCEED AS TO ROAD CONDITIONS.