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Scotts Bluff National Monument

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Scotts Bluff National Monument is a historic area with a nice visitor center and great views of the Oregon Trail. From the top of the bluffs, there are good views of the Platte River valley. The Chimney Rock and Courthouse and Jail Rock historic sites are also not far from the Scotts Bluff National Monument.

Scotts Bluff National Monument Hiking

  • 2 Miles 3 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 2 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Scotts Bluff National Monument - 4

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1.7 mi 2.8 km #1Saddle Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Gering, NE
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Gering, NE
0.2 mi 0.3 km #2North Overlook Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Terrytown, NE
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Terrytown, NE
0.1 mi 0.2 km #3South Overlook Trail
Easy Easy
Terrytown, NE
Easy Easy
Terrytown, NE

Photos of Scotts Bluff National Monument - 16

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Oregon Trail and the Bluffs.
May 1, 2018 near Gering, NE
Oregon Trail ruts
May 1, 2018 near Gering, NE
View of the bluffs
May 1, 2018 near Gering, NE
Scottsbluff Two Wagons at Eagle Rock
Apr 8, 2020 near Gering, NE
A view of the Saddle Rock Trail tunnel from the the South Overlook Trail.
Aug 24, 2023 near Gering, NE
Views of the visitor center, monument road, and surrounding area from the South Overlook.
Aug 24, 2023 near Gering, NE
The Saddle Rock Trail as it descends toward the visitor center.
Aug 24, 2023 near Gering, NE
The Saddle Rock Trail hugs the side of the bluff and offers great views of the surrounding countryside.
Aug 24, 2023 near Terrytown, NE

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