Golden Spike 150th Celebration!

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Presented by Utah's Hogle Zoo and Golden Spike 150 at Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City UT

May 07
Golden Spike 150th Celebration!

Party with the Zoo as we join in on the festivities surrounding the 150th anniversary of Promontory, Utah making coast-to-coast travel by train possible.

From 9-11am you will be able to snap a photo in front of the Zoo’s two beautiful C.P. Huntington locomotives situated ‘NOSE-TO-NOSE’ replicating the iconic Promontory Point photo of 1869.

It will be a ONE TIME opportunity to see these two engines touching ‘cow-catchers’! Paint your own railroad track and hammer a miniature version of a the Golden Spike.

This event is included with paid Zoo admission or a valid Zoo membership.


Adults (13 to 64): $18.95
Seniors (65 and older): $16.95
Children (3 to 12): $14.95
Children 2 and younger:  Free

Contact: 1-801-584-1767


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Utah's Hogle Zoo

2600 East Sunnyside Avenue, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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