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Gering's Enduring Visions
Gering's Enduring Visions
Conservationist’s Dream Comes True

  Thanks to caring farmers, foresighted ranchers and pioneering conservationists, wildlife and agriculture thrive together in the rugged, harsh and beautiful landscape known as the Wildcat Hills. For those who have found themselves lost in its sharp but scenic vistas, it is

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Wildcat Hills in Winter
Wildcat Hills in Winter

  By volume, the Wildcat Hills of the Nebraska Panhandle region make up a miniscule portion of our state’s total acreage.    But when measured in terms of sheer cliffs and sheer beauty, these silent, stoic, jagged escarpments more commonly attributed to rockier lo

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Gering
Gering

Photo by Steve and Bobbi Olson   Facts are scarce when it comes to knowing anything about Hiram Scott. Legends abound about the fur trapper who died in 1828 near the bluff that came to bear his name, and historians argue over the real story of his demise. And though Scotts Bluff National

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Rebecca Winters Grave
Rebecca Winters Grave

Mormon Pioneer Died Here In 1902, railroad surveyors discovered an old wagon tire inscribed with the name of Rebecca Winters and the year 1852. It marked the grave of the Mormon pioneer woman who was stricken with cholera near Fort Kearny and perished near what is now Scottsbluff. Her family cont

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Hi-Way 92 Raceway Park
Hi-Way 92 Raceway Park

Nebraska Stock Car Racing in Gering, Nebraska For travelers seeking entertainment of a faster variety, the Hi-Way 92 Raceway Park, two miles east of Gering on Highway 92, has stock car races Friday and Saturday nights all summer and has since 1968. It is one of only two asphalt circle tracks in N

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Robidoux Trading Post
Robidoux Trading Post
Fur Trading & Carter Canyon, the Original Oregon Trail

Robidoux Was the First Sign of Civilization In 1851, Plains Indians brought their furs to Robidoux Trading Post (pronounced ROO-bi-doo). In the early days of the Oregon Trail, it was one of the first signs of civilization after many weeks on the prairie. The sod-roofed building has been reconstruct

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Cedar Canyon Wildlife Management Area
Cedar Canyon Wildlife Management Area
Come See Bighorn Sheep!

 View Bighorn Sheep in Cedar Canyon, Nebraska Cedar Canyon Wildlife Management Area is home to a herd of more than 40 bighorn sheep. The herd was established in 2001 when 22 bighorns were trapped in Colorado and released in Cedar Canyon. To get there from Gering, go 4 miles west of High

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Buffalo Creek State Wildlife Area
Buffalo Creek State Wildlife Area

Hiking, Fishing and Wildlife Viewing near Buffalo Creek Buffalo Creek State Wildlife Area offers hiking, fishing and abundant wildlife. From the Gering exit, take Highway 71 south 4 miles, then go east 2 3/4 miles on County Road W. For more information on Gering, contact the Gering Conven

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Wildcat Hills
Wildcat Hills
Hike, Ski and Look for Bison

Rugged Natural Country Near Gering The Wildcat Hills, pine-covered bluffs that rise abruptly from the plains, are some of Nebraska’s most ruggedly beautiful country. Eight miles south of Gering on Highway 71, Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area and Nature Center offers more than four mi

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Riverside Discovery Center Museums
Riverside Discovery Center Museums

  Children's and Natural History Museum Discoveries at Riverside Center You’d expect to find wildlife in the rugged country around Scottsbluff, and you will. Elk, pronghorn, mule deer, bighorn sheep, bobcats and even an occasional mountain lion are seen. You wouldn’t e

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North Platte Valley Museum
North Platte Valley Museum
See the Oregon Trail Collection in the Western History Archive

Experience the Different Lives of the North Platte Valley With 10,000 square feet of exhibit area, the North Platte Valley Museum has a wide range of artifacts and exhibits showing the different lives people have led in the Valley – Native Americans, fur traders, emigrants on the Oregon

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Monument Shadows Golf Course
Monument Shadows Golf Course
Get Out on the Links! Fore!

Golf Below the Summits of the Scotts Bluff National Monument Nearby is Monument Shadows Golf Course, a challenging 18-hole course enhanced by outstanding views in its setting at the base of Scotts Bluff National Monument. The course features include a driving range, clubhouse and cart storage

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Five Rocks Ampitheater
Five Rocks Ampitheater

Fine Music and More in the Open Air Across the road from the museum and overlooking the monument is the City of Gering’s Five Rocks Amphitheater, which shows movies on summer evenings. Concerts, car shows and other community events are also held at this striking, open-air venue unlike anyth

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Farm And Ranch Museum
Farm And Ranch Museum
Don't Forget to Bring the Family to the Harvest Festival

Learn All About Farming and Ranching in Nebraska Just east of the Monument on the Old Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum shows visitors the history of the valley and the development of High Plains agriculture. The 110-acre site has exhibits ranging from horse-drawn implements and s

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Scotts Bluff National Monument
Scotts Bluff National Monument
Enjoy the Majestic Wildcat Hills

Photo by Steve & Bobbi Olson Scotts Bluff National Monument is Actually in Gering Facts are scarce when it comes to knowing anything about Hiram Scott. Legends abound about the fur trapper who died in 1828 near the bluff that came to bear his name, and historians argue over the real story of

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