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Fort Robinson State Park

Address: 3 Mi West Of Crawford; Box 392, Crawford, NE 69339
Phone Number: 308-665-2900
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Crawford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Camping
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Camping
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My love of history took me to Fort Robinson from St. Louis some thirty years ago as a member of a horse cavalry reenactment unit. I've been to many such sights; Ft. Larned, Ft. Riley, Ft. Leavenworth, Ft. Scott-I could go on. Fort Robinson offers the opportunity to experience the old Frontier Army days in a manner that few other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Enjoed our quick visit to Fort Robinson, a really nice place to spend an afternoon, which left us wanting to stay a longer. A lovely museum and monument to Crazy Horse who was sadly killed here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Next to the Broadway quality Post Playhouse shows, the Hayrack Breakfast is the best event at Ft. Robinson. I have been on two morning trips, August 2011 and August 2013, up to the buttes and have enjoyed every minute.

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Redondo Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

any history buff interested in the era of the Indian Wars of the 1860's and 1870's ought to visit Fort Robinson state park. It is the site of the assassination of famed Lakota warrior Crazy Horse as well as the tragic finale of the Cheyenne Exodus in January 1879

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Omaha, Nebraska
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56 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stopped in mid-October on a Black Hills road trip. Most of the park closes down after the Labor Day holiday. Not a lot of the buildings were open. Interesting place to drive and walk through, especially considering the history of the fort. Would have loved to spend more time and really looked around. Would be nice if some of... More 

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Mead, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We booked a site in the Campground. We were the only ones there. Huge trees with lots of squirrels. We were told the water was still on in the Campground however it was turned off. We had two horses and the barn facilities were very nice. Trails were good but not really well marked. Showers had lots of bugs, assume... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Part of the facility was closed for the season, but the rest was great and the people are very nice!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We love this old, historic park where soldiers used to fight against the Indians. The old barracks, store, etc. are still there and have been restored. People and family reunions can stay in the park IN the different houses depending on how big your group is! It cost, of course, but it is a fun place to stay. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We always enjoy our yearly trip here. We take our horses here to ride and the scenery is just beautiful when you get high up in the bluffs. Also interesting history.

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charlotte, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stayed in cabin L10 for two nights and enjoyed the peace and quiet tremendously. The cabin was large--three bedrooms, living room, kitchen, and bath--and the park was lovely. There were two negatives: everything, and I mean everything, cost extra and the trail ride was terrible. First, when I pay to rent a cabin in a state park, I do... More 

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