Archive for the ‘Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park’ Category

First Day Hike at the Buffalo Bill Ranch

Come celebrate the New Years with a first day hike. Enjoy the beauty of the Buffalo Bill SRA while grabbing a few new caches that will only be available that day. This is a great event for beginners to experienced geocachers, groups to the individual cacher. Meet at the picnic shelter located in the SRA […]

Scouts Rest Ranch Haunted Barn

What’s more frightening than a haunted barn? Not much! The North Platte Jaycees haunt the historic barn at the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park beginning on October 21. Not suitable for children under 10 years old. October 21, 22 and 28-30. Admission is $7 per person. Nebraska State Park Permit required on your vehicle.

Buffalo Bill Mansion Candlelight Tour

Join Buffalo Bill’s wife, Louisa, and her servants on a candlelight tour of the mansion as they share intriguing tales from the past. Dates are October 7 and 8, 14 and 15. Tours will be at 7pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10pm. Cost is $5 per person. Tour sizes are limited! Spots may be available the […]

Buffalo Bill Ranch on NPR

NPR Journeys of Discovery host Tom Wilmer shares his travel experiences from around the world – this time from North Platte’s Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park.

Buffalo Bill Ranch Opening for the Season

We were all heartbroken last fall when the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission closed the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park early and announced a later spring opening date. We recently received fantastic news! The scheduled repair work being done at the Ranch was completed early and the Ranch will be opening early! The campground, […]

North Platte featured in Nebraska Humanities Programs

Two programs referencing important happenings in North Platte’s history are on the agenda for Nebraska Humanities.

Buffalo Bill Ranch in Winter

J.T. Johnson Photography has very generously shared photographs he took of the Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park late last year and given permission for us to use them as well. Though the Ranch is now closed until May, these wonderful photographs show just what we’re missing! I can’t wait for May 1 when the […]