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Fantastic for history buffs

love seeing the ruts of the covered wagons, and all the restored buildings, these were done by hand... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Must-Visit Historical Park!

A great park that details the history of the area. Visitor Center goes over a lot of... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
North Platte, Nebraska
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

love seeing the ruts of the covered wagons, and all the restored buildings, these were done by hand by people working at the park during the off season .

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

A great park that details the history of the area. Visitor Center goes over a lot of details/stories. Then you can take a short walk to visit some buildings and see some of the wagon ruts located on the property.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Well ... this is not your dime novel representation of Wild Bill's claim to fame! Visitor and interpretive center are excellent! The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. The rebuilt buildings were informative, although I am not sure it would be handicapped accessible to get to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

What a great gem we have here in Nebraska!! Definitely will be coming back with the family! Great walking trails, the history of this place is very co!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Gertrude1973
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is an amazing park and a must see for kids. Hear the story of Wild Bill shoot out and see the actual ruts in the ground where all the wagons came across the Midwest. Plenty of places to camp for trailers or tents and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

I went in the early evening after the visitors center was closed, so I only can review the outdoor area. It was a lot of fun to see the swales (wagon ruts) of the Oregon Trail and the reconstructions of some of the ranch buildings....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We watched the short film and walked around all the grounds. The buildings are set to the period and added to the experience. Of course loved the Oregon Trail swales. We spent about an hour to an hour and a half.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank CAH4208
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I have come here for years since the mid 80's and it just keeps getting better. There is a small museum and a video presentation about the history if the pony express station and the events that happened there. You will walk next to the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We came to see the info and the Oregon Trail ruts and ended up Camping here also. This is a beautiful park with lovely trails, many wagons and buildings, first post office and much more. The campground is very nice and very clean. Bath house...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Feel as if you are stepping back to the 1800s with Oregon Trail pioneers by seeing the Conestoga wagons and their trail ruts. This includes log cabins, history of the young Wild Bill Hicock, and reconstructed Pony Express Staion. Be prepared for a short hike...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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