Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebraska

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 27
Gering, NE 69341

(308) 436-9700 x0

Description: Scotts Bluff National Monument serves as a significant 19th-century landmark on the Oregon Trail and Mormon Trail. Towering 800 feet above the North Platte River, the national monument is rich with geological and human history.

What To Do: Scotts Bluff National Monument has lots to offer:

  • Take a walk in the footsteps of the pioneers on the original Oregon-California-Pony Express Trail
  • Drive the Summit Road
  • Learn about life on the trail from living history
  • Hike up the bluff on the Saddle Rock Trail
  • Enjoy a picnic in park
  • And more…

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: Scotts Bluff National Monument is open seven days a week with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and New Years Day.

Fees: Entrance fees for individual and non commercial vehicles range from $3 to $10 valid for 7 days. Commercial tour fees start at $25 depending on the capacity of vehicle, valid one day.

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