GPS Coordinates

N 41 Deg. 08.644
W 100 Deg. 49.763

Directions to the Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center Coming from the West or South

Enter North Platte by using Exit 177 and travel north on Dewey Street.

After crossing the river bridge, stay in the center lane. When you see The Mall on the right, enter the left turn lane and turn left onto Philip Ave.
Continue west on Philip Ave. approximately 3 miles.

At Lakeview Road (a two lane boulevard, just past Linden Court and Linden Estates) turn right and head north using the left lane until the next stop sign.

Turn left onto A Street and proceed west approximately 1 mile.

Turn right onto Homestead Road and the Golden Spike Tower is straight ahead. Please be careful at the stop sign. Traffic on this road does not stop and is often moving fast.

Directions to the Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center coming from the East

Enter North Platte by using Exit 179 and travel north on Newberry Access.

After stopping at the stop sign, continue north over the overpass and follow the curve approximately 4 miles. Please be careful at the stop sign. Traffic on this road does not stop and is often moving fast.

At the intersection of Rodeo Road and Buffalo Bill there is a Casey’s Gas Station on the right and signs pointing to turn north to go to Buffalo Bill’s Ranch. Instead of turning right, turn left (south) and head south, crossing the viaduct and proceeding to A Street.

Turn right onto A Street and proceed west approximately 2 miles.

Turn right onto Homestead Road and the Golden Spike Tower is straight ahead.

Directions to the Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center coming from the North

Enter North Platte on Highway 83.

After stopping at the first stoplight, turn right (west) onto Rodeo Road (highway 30) and proceed approximately 2.5 miles.

At the intersection of Rodeo Road and Buffalo Bill there is a Casey’s Gas Station on the right and signs pointing to turn north to go to Buffalo Bill’s Ranch. Instead of turning right, turn left (south) and head south, crossing the viaduct and proceeding to A Street.

Turn right onto A Street and proceed west approximately 2 miles.

Turn right onto Homestead Road and the Golden Spike Tower is straight ahead