Sowbelly Canyon Byway

Scenic Driving Tour Near Harrison, Nebraska

For a scenic side trip head north from town on Sowbelly Road. In 1876, the 5th U.S. Cavalry fought a band of Cheyenne at what is known as Warbonnet Battlefield. Buffalo Bill is said to have killed Cheyenne warrior Yellow Hand during the fight. Go three miles east of Harrison on Highway 20, then 16 miles north on Pants Butte Road, then four miles east on Montrose Road. Monuments to the soldiers and  Yellow Hand are on a conical hill north of the church.

For more information on Harrison, contact the Harrison Community Club at (308) 668-2736.