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Good Times in the Badlands
Good Times in the Badlands

Our Heritage Guest Ranch is a rock of the Badlands. Homesteaded by Swedish immigrants Andrew and Johanna Rosenburg in 1887, the ranch provided food and lodging to railroad crews toiling in the area all the live-long day. At night they returned for rest, a hearty meal and to have equipment repaire

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Trailside Museum of Natural History
Trailside Museum of Natural History

   The Trailside Museum of Natural History explores the area’s geology and natural history. Don’t miss the “Clash of the Mammoths.” A pair of bull mammoths locked tusks more than 10,000 years ago and died together. Their skeletons lie in display at the museum

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Crawford
Crawford

 Photo by Barbara Johnson East of Harrison, Highway 20 crosses High Plains country before the White River Valley appears, revealing the scenic Pine Ridge. Located in the heart of Pine Ridge Country, Crawford bills itself as the “Big Game Capital of Nebraska.” Legend Buttes Golf

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Hudson-Meng Education & Research Center
Hudson-Meng Education & Research Center

What killed the bison?  Research it here. Highway 2 leads north to Oglala National Grassland, home of pronghorn, turkey, mule deer and burrowing owls. Toadstool Geologic Park is a strange landscape within the grassland. Sediment layers deposited by ancient volcanoes have eroded at different r

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Toadstool Geologic Park
Toadstool Geologic Park

  Strangest landscape in the Oglala National Grassland! Highway 2 leads north to Oglala National Grassland, home of pronghorn, turkey, mule deer and burrowing owls. Toadstool Geologic Park is regarded as a strange landscape within the grassland. Sediment layers deposited by ancient vo

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Belmont Railroad Tunnel
Belmont Railroad Tunnel

Nebraska's Only Railroad Tunnel Draws Rainfans The 750-foot-long Belmont Tunnel is no longer used by trains. Railroad enthusiasts watch trains climbing the 10-mile-long Crawford-to-Belmont grade. Look for the Belmont sign nine miles south of Crawford on Highway 2. For more information about Crawfo

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High Plains Homestead
High Plains Homestead

Photo by Steve & Bobbi Olson Frontier Village on Nebraska's High Western Plains The High Plains Homestead/Drifter Cookshack features “cowboy-sized” meals. Lodging is available, and there’s a blacksmith shop, antique store and Dirty Creek Saloon. (308) 665-2592. The High Pl

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Red Cloud Buttes & Treaty Tree
Red Cloud Buttes & Treaty Tree

Native American Historical Sites in Nebraska From Red Cloud Buttes, you see Crawford to the east, Fort Robinson to the south, and the Red Cloud Agency site to the southeast. Half a mile northwest is the site of the Treaty Tree, where in 1875 the U.S. government tried to buy the Black Hills from the

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Soldier Creek Wilderness
Soldier Creek Wilderness

Wilderness Horseback Riding Near Crawford Nebraska Soldier Creek Wilderness was once part of the fort. Today, the 7,794-acre area has 15 miles of trails. Follow Soldier Creek Road at the entrance to Fort Robinson State Park. Peterson State Wildlife Management Area is near, south of Highway 20.

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Fort Robinson Museum
Fort Robinson Museum

Two Mammoths Locked in Combat - Natural History in Nebraska Through artifacts and informative displays, Fort Robinson Museum traces fort history from the Indian Wars through the 1940s. (308) 665-2919. The Trailside Museum of Natural History explores the area’s geology and natural his

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Legend Buttes Golf Course
Legend Buttes Golf Course

Best Nine-Hole Golf Course in Nebraska Legend Buttes Golf Course was named Nebraska’s top nine-hole course by Nebraska Golfer magazine. For more information about Crawford area attractions, contact the Crawford Chamber of Commerce at (866) 665-1817 or visit www.crawfordnebraska.

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Fort Robinson
Fort Robinson
Fort Robinson State Park & Post Playhouse

Nebraska's Largest State Park - Where Crazy Horse Surrendered Fort Robinson State Park is three miles west of Crawford on Highway 20. It began in 1874 as a military camp at the Red Cloud Indian Agency. Now, the park is one of Nebraska’s most popular attractions. Lakota warrior Crazy Horse

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