scottsbluff

Gering Area

Scotts Bluff National Monument is closer to the city of Gering than it is to Scottsbluff. Folks living around here call it “The Monument,” a name as matter-of-fact as its wise Native American moniker, Ma-a-pa-te, which translated means “hill that is hard to go around.”

Five Rocks & Robidoux RV Park

585 Five Rocks Road
Gering, NE 69341

308-436-6836

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Gering Convention & Visitors Bureau

Gering Area
The Gering Visitors Bureau is the destination marketing organization for Gering and home to ScottsBluff National Monument. Bureau works in collaboration with attractions-visitor services to invite visitors to experience where history blends vibrantly with arts-culture and natural landmarks.

308-436-6886

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Legacy of the Plains Museum

Gering Area
Located on the Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum features an impressive newly renovated exhibit hall featuring hands-on interactives; collections of pioneer and early community artifacts, antique tractors, and farm implements. All with striking views of ScottsBluff National Monument.

308-436-1989

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Platte Valley Attractions

Gering Area

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Prairie Pines Quilt Shop

Gering Area

308-436-5152

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Arcadia Hotel

Gering
3655 N. 10th St
Gering NE 69341

308-635-3176

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Arrowhead Lodge & Cafe

Thedford
39293 NE Hwy 2
Thedford NE 69166

308-645-2246

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Circle S Lodge

Gering
400 M St
Gering NE 69341

308-436-2157

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City of Terrytown

Gering Area
Wedged between Scottsbluff and Gering, Terrytown is located in the "middle of it all!". Terrytown offers Terry's Lake, which is stocked with fish and includes picnic shelters, with Scotts Bluff National Monument as a backdrop. Monument Valley Pathways provides a walking/bicycle trail.

308-632-7212

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Monument Inn and Suites

Gering
1130 M St
Gering NE 69341

308-436-1950 or 866-436-1950

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Monument Shadows Golf Club

Gering Area

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Robidoux Trading Post

Gering Area
The sod-roofed building has been reconstructed with 100-year-old hand-hewn logs and period furnishings. It is located in beautiful Carter Canyon, on the original Oregon Trail route before travelers began using Mitchell Pass, known to settlers as Devil’s Gap.

Scottsbluff National Monument

Gering Area
Scotts Bluff is what remains of the ancient High Plains that were eroded by rivers over millions of years. The uniquely Nebraskan formation is part of the scenic Wildcat Hills. Fossilized remains of ancient rhinoceroses, horses, camels and other prehistoric creatures have been discovered here.

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area

Gering Area
This 531-acre park 10 miles south of Gering offers stunning panoramic views of the North Platte River Valley and 3 miles of trails. The rugged terrain is challenging and elevations approach 5,000 feet. A newly renovated nature center offers educational opportunities, interactive exhibits, and more.