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Very nice historical site. House is beautiful and barn is also very nice. Perfect place for photo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne F
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New Port Richey, Florida
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Entertainer Extraordinaire

In his day, Buffalo Bill Cody was an army scout, hunter of buffalo, pony express rider, rancher... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
JWGArizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Rd, North Platte, NE 69101-8444
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We reviewed many places to visit in North Platte, including this one. Everything we read indicated times open. NOTHING was open! We even followed the instructions to go to the barn area, no one there. We, and another couple, were disappointed we couldn’t go see...More

Thank Nurse D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house was unbelievable and the displays inside it A must to see and the size of it. But wait till you walk the grounds and see the other buildings and the barn.

Thank dales5187
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance price was reasonable.We were able to visit the whole house, the garden and the barn. This is where Buffalo Bill lived. We saw his guns. Buffalo Bill designed his own wallpaper. As it is hot in North Platte, the shades went down 50%....More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice historical site. House is beautiful and barn is also very nice. Perfect place for photo opportunities and tons of Buffalo Bill history across from the rodeo.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house was amazing for that time in history. You do the tour on your own so you can spend as much time as you want. The grounds are beautiful and well kept.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I was so looking forward to visiting the ranch house. I drove up to Scouts Rest and was suitably confused by the requirement to buy a parking permit before accessing the house (for another fee). I don’t know why there is such confusion about the...More

1  Thank BigMerk
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a nice place to learn the history of Buffalo Bill. There is lots of parking, and nicely kept grounds. You tour the house, barn, and out buildings.

Thank Glen S
Reviewed August 19, 2018

In his day, Buffalo Bill Cody was an army scout, hunter of buffalo, pony express rider, rancher, and entertainer and producer of his Wild West show. When he retired from all of that, he built Scout’s Rest. My husband and I have stopped for the...More

Thank JWGArizona
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Unfortunate, awkward 'greeting'... told that purchase of state 'ID' (for one-time visit), plus modest admission charge, is mandatory or 'can't park on property'; we opted to depart ;-(

2  Thank wildswanDelaware
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Scout’s Rest is an impressive piece of land in the northwest corner of North Platte NE. Established by WF Cody himself, his family lived her a long time and there is so much of him still there. You can walk through his house and barn...More

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hfgsma
June 5, 2018|
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Response from blueman66 | Reviewed this property |
its a small parking lot but i think that would fit, i also think there might be a parking lot close by
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kjcue33
September 14, 2017|
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Response from NJM68462 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you do. $6.00 a day for NE residents, $8.00 a day for non residents. Your National Park Pass is for National Parks, not state parks.
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