Scenic view overlooking Fort Robinson

Crawford Area

History abounds at Crawford. The Army scout known as Little Bat was killed on Main Street. Not far away, MJ’s Ranch House is said to be haunted. Crawford’s post office has a mural commissioned by the government during the Great Depression. The Crawford Historical Museum chronicles this history.

Aunt Myrna’s Cabin

Whitney
Rustic cabin with modern amenities (flush toilets) and amazing views of sunsets on the buttes.
Off-the-beaten path, very accessible and serving fresh pie.
420 Bethel Rd.
Crawford, NE 69339

308-665-5396

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Crawford Chamber of Commerce

Crawford Area

308-665-1817

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Down Home Ranch Guest House

Crawford
12733 NE Hwy 2/71
Crawford NE 69339

602-620-5755

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Fort Robinson State Park

Crawford Area
Fort Robinson State Park is one of Nebraska’s most popular attractions. Visitors can enjoy cookouts, trail rides, hiking, and a summer repertory theater at the Post Playhouse. Fort Robinson is open mid-April through mid-November. A state park permit is required.

Camping, Hiking, Horseback Riding,

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History Nebraska

Bayard, Crawford
Nebraska State Historical Society, formed in 1878, the society has been and still is the steward of the state’s history.
Unique-Interesting Fact: History Nebraska owns the famous landmark Chimney Rock by Bayard along with ten other buildings at Fort Robinson by Crawford.

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Our Heritage Guest Ranch

Crawford Area
Sixteen miles northwest of Crawford and a quick jump from Toadstool Geologic Park is Our Heritage Guest Ranch. Riding lessons are available and there are 26 indoor stalls, and several paddocks and corrals to board horses. The rides take you over 3,600 acres abundant with wildlife.

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Security First Bank

Crawford Area

308-665-2600

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Trailside Museum of Natural History

Harrison Area
Featuring the skeletal remains of two large bull mammoths lying as they have since the Ice Age - locked together in mortal combat. Also explore a wide variety of rare Nebraska fossils such as an ancient rhino, giant tortoise, mosasaur skull, standing mammoth, and more.

(308) 665-2929

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White River Tin Cup, LLC

Crawford Area

308-655-1378

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Wolhart’s High Plains Homestead, LLC

Crawford Area
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

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Hilltop Motel

Crawford
304 McPherson St.
Crawford NE 69339

308-665-1144 or 800-504-1444

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Johnson Ranch

Crawford
220 Lawrence Rd.
Crawford NE 69339

308-665-3960

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Legend Buttes

Crawford Area

Northwest Nebraska High Country

Crawford Area
Northwest Nebraska High Country is an organization of farmers and ranchers and other rural people who have opened their homes and properties to tourism, outfitting and B&Bs.

308-665-1580

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Ponderosa Ranch

Crawford Area
Ponderosa Ranch offers guests as young as 4 years old with riding options from May through October. Eight gentle quarter horses take you through 3,600 acres of pines, meadows, ravines and creek with greetings from mule deer and Merriam’s wild turkey. Corrals are available for your own horses.

R Lazy J Country Hideaway

Whitney
1260 Bethel Rd.
Whitney NE 69367

308-665-2377

Red Cloud Buttes & Treaty Tree

Crawford Area
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 Lakota.

Schoolhouse B&B

Crawford
1312 W. Ash Creek Rd.
Crawford NE 69339

308-665-1814

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Southside Cottage

Crawford
1107 Hospital Dr.
Crawford NE 69339

308-665-2309