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Chadron
Chadron
Home of Nebraska’s oldest state park

Chadron has a rollicking frontier history including fur traders, tough cowboys, Native Americans, ranchers and railroaders. The community lies between the Pine Ridge and the High Plains. Founded in 1921, Chadron State Park was Nebraska’s first state park. It encompasses nearly 1,000 acres o

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Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center

A Celebration of Nebraska and High Plains Culture The Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center is dedicated to the study of Nebraska and High Plains culture, literature and history. Located at Chadron State College, the center features museum and art exhibits, an archival library and a two-sto

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Dawes County Historical Museum
Dawes County Historical Museum

Explore the Life of Nebraska Settlers The Dawes County Historical Museum – five miles south of Chadron on Highway 385 – has an original log house and barn, a schoolhouse and a railroad caboose, in addition to pioneer artifacts. Open Memorial Day-Sept. 30. (308) 432-4999. For more i

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Wounded Knee & the Olde Main Street Inn
Wounded Knee & the Olde Main Street Inn

U.S. Government Commandeered Hotel to Investigate Wounded Knee In 1890, after the Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota, Gen. Nelson Miles commandeered a local hotel, the Chadron House, while investigating the incident. The luxury hotel was the town’s showplace. Today, it is restored to

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Nebraska National Forest - Camping & Mountain Biking
Nebraska National Forest - Camping & Mountain Biking
Nebraska's Best Mountain Biking Trails

Best Mountain Biking Trails in Nebraska The Pine Ridge Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest is 52,000 acres of ponderosa pine and mixed grass prairies. Primitive camping is allowed. The Red Cloud Campground has picnic tables, fire grates and vault toilets; it is eight miles south o

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Chadron State Park
Chadron State Park

Nebraska's Oldest State Park Offers Wilderness Fun Founded in 1921, Chadron State Park was Nebraska’s first state park. It encompasses nearly 1,000 acres of Pine Ridge wilderness nine miles south of Chadron on Highway 385. The park offers fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, bird watc

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Museum of the Fur Trade
Museum of the Fur Trade

Learn the History of Fur in Chadron, Nebraska The Museum of the Fur Trade is located at the site of a trading post operated by the American Fur Company from 1837 to 1876. The building has been reconstructed on the original foundation. The museum’s three galleries go far beyond local history

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Mountain Biking - Pine Ridge MTB Trail
Mountain Biking - Pine Ridge MTB Trail

Enjoy Fantastic Mountain Bike Trails in Pine Ridge, Nebraska The Pine Ridge Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forest is 52,000 acres of ponderosa pine and mixed grass prairies. The forest has about 80 miles of marked trails. They are known as some of the best mountain biking trails

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