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Worth the Drive

Yes, it's a drive on a gravel road, but the scenery and history make it worth your time. Watch our... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
Nice place for History.

Our friends took us here on our recent trip. We found it nice to take pictures and thank goodness... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Sandra F
Minatare, Nebraska
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Aug 22, 2017
“Worth the Drive”
Jul 19, 2017
“Nice place for History.”
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Carter Canyon Rd, Gering, NE
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Yes, it's a drive on a gravel road, but the scenery and history make it worth your time. Watch our for the posted signs warning about rattlesnakes (yes, really), but it makes for a good pix. Do not go here when it's raining.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Our friends took us here on our recent trip. We found it nice to take pictures and thank goodness we didn't see any snakes lurking about.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sandra F
Reviewed June 27, 2017

First off; this is on a gravel road all way. But, we found it was worthwhile. We enjoy the Oregon Trail history and wanted to seek this Trading Post out while we were staying in Gering. We got some nice photos of it. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 12, 2017

I stopped at the Robidoux Trading Post on my way to Cedar Canyon WMA and Carter Canyon Ranch. I always find it interesting to learn more about the history of the settlers of the American West and this was a quick and easy stop. Definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

This is an interesting old building from one of the several paths for the Oregon Trail. Visitors cannot go inside the building and the metal roof obviously isn't original but the trip to and from through Carter Canyon is gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed March 10, 2016

We enjoyed seeing this fur trading post out in the country. Never realized how short the people were back then, or the kind of harsh life they lived, until you have a look inside. Please don't litter or vandalize..cherish history :^)

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Colorado_Lillies
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This site, located at Robideux Pass, lies on the initial trail established by the early fur traders and Oregon Trail pioneers. This pass was the forerunner of Mitchell Pass at Scott's Bluff National Monument. Historical markers indicate the original site, but the current Robideux Trading...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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