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California is where the National Pony Express Association began in 1978. It was the Western Terminus of the historic Pony Express Route. It has both the Overland and Water Route of the Pony Express Trail beginning in San Francisco. The California Division participates in the Annual Re-Ride in June, has monthly General Meetings, and is active in trail work, preservation and interpretation, community groups and school visits, parades, and trail rides.

Pony Express Re-Ride in Sacramento

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Caldor Fire scar treks show Pony Express Trail reclaimation

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(For 2023 NATIONAL Re-Ride Schedule – Click Here)

(California Allotted Time:  23 Hours)

 *All Times PDT*

Wednesday June 7, 2023

        Old Sacramento Pony Express Statue, J & 2nd. Street   2:00 PM
        Folsom Museum                                           6:29 PM
        El Dorado Y                                                9:53 PM
        Hangtown Chamber of Commerce                       11:02 PM

 Thursday June 8, 2023

        Sportsman Hall                                           12:51 AM
        Woodfords                                                  1:00 PM


**For Printable 2023 CALIFORNIA Schedule — Click Here**


  • President - Rich Tatman
  • Vice President - Gordon Crowder
  • Secretary - Liz Juba
  • Treasurer - Marcia Stump
  • Member at Large - Cindy Shields
  • Member at Large - Steve Pool
  • Member at Large - Jeff Hallsten

CLICK HERE to see a listing of California Pony Express Stations.