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Chimney Rock National Historic Site and Visitors Center
4 mi. S., 1 mi. S. of Jct of NE Hwy 92 & US Hwy 26
Bayard, NE
4 mi. S., 1 mi. S. of Jct of NE Hwy 92 & US Hwy 26 - Towering to the heavens is how one pioneer described Chimney Rock, the most recognized landmark along the Oregon Trail. Today an interpretive center operated by the Nebraska State Historical Society pays tribute to those who traveled the trails and features original maps made from Captain John C. Fremont's 1842-43 exploration of the Oregon Trail. Visitor center open year-round, daily, 9am-5pm. Closed major holidays. Admission: $3 per adult. 308-586-2581
Attraction Notes:
  • Educational tour.
  • Group tour.
  • Inside tour.
  • Outside tour.
  • Handicapped accessible.
For More Information:
Phone:(308) 586-2581
Website:http://www.nebraskahistory.org/sites/rock
E-mail:loren.pospisil@nebraska.gov
Regional Information:
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the Panhandle Region.
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