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Golden Spike National Historic Site

Basically this is an NPS, National Park site and a good one, even if a bit off the beaten path... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Claire D
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Highlight of the day

History made to come to life. Made us appreciate all the work that went into this feat. Be sure... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
bootsandsneakers
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Grovetown, Georgia
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1000 N 1200 W, Ogden, UT 84404-3101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basically this is an NPS, National Park site and a good one, even if a bit off the beaten path. Definitely worth the trip for the look back into an important moment in US history. I don’t know about any arena. I suggest you start...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 18 August 2018

History made to come to life. Made us appreciate all the work that went into this feat. Be sure to watch the movies before you head outside. Arrive close to 4pm and you will see them take the engines back to the storage facility for...More

Thank bootsandsneakers
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Great out of the way National Park. Nice piece of history explaining how the two coasts were joined by railroad. Fun steam engine demo. A must see for train enthusiasts. A should see for anyone.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Real nice equine faclity as well as boutiques, demo derby, fair, rodeo, horse shows. Comfortable seating and clean restrooms!

Thank eqpics777
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Very knowledgeable park rangers gave you information about the trains and the area. There is a fee when you arrive since it is a National Park. The visitor center also has lots of interesting artifacts. The center also has a 20 minute film about the...More

Thank CondosInKauai
Reviewed 9 May 2017

the Park Ranger took us to see the trains as they were being shined to be brought back into public view for the 1st time this season. we were there on Saturday and they were to be shown on Monday May 1st

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

We stumbled across quarter horse racing here and had as much fun watching the people as the horses! The audience seemed to be a mix of Latinos and whites, ranchers and laborers, and of course all were horse lovers.

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The Golden Spike is a great spot in American history where east and west cane together, our country forever changed! Ghost towns now line the terrain, there's beautiful landscape and a chance to see replicas of the original locomotives. Very cool!

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The Golden Spike Arena is the main structure on the Weber County Fairgrounds. It was built to host the annual Golden Spike rodeo, but also hosts a variety of other events and expos. The fairgrounds has ample and close parking for all events.

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I have been to boutiques, home shows, and other events that are excellent. Central checkout for purchased items.

Thank Joel C
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