Nebraska Outdoor Calendar

Scout’s Rest Ranch Landmark Celebration

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

Join us for a full day of family-friendly events at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park on Saturday, September 18 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.! Event Schedule 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Historical Scavenger Hunt 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Hourly guided tours of the mansion (Except at 2 p.m.).  Guided tours last 30 […]

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100th Anniversary Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Exhibit at Buffalo Bill State Historical Park

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

A Call to Honor First Word: NEVER FORGET Saturday, July 31 8:30-10:00am  Funeral Procession of a horse drawn wagon carrying a flag-draped casket will begin at 20th Century Memorial through downtown North Platte to the Buffalo Bill Historical State Park, where it will  be placed in repose with a replica of the Tomb of the […]

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100th Anniversary Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Exhibit at Buffalo Bill State Historical Park

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

A Call to Honor First Word: NEVER FORGET Saturday, July 31 8:30-10:00am  Funeral Procession of a horse drawn wagon carrying a flag-draped casket will begin at 20th Century Memorial through downtown North Platte to the Buffalo Bill Historical State Park, where it will  be placed in repose with a replica of the Tomb of the […]

North Platte Pow Wow at Buffalo Bill Ranch SHP

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

Come join us for the North Platte Pow Wow July 9-11! Grand River will be the Host Drum for the event, which includes dance and drum contests. The pow wow features dancers, singers, vendors, and special guests, represented by various tribes from across the nation. Everyone is welcome! Grand Entry: Friday, July 9 at 7 […]

Flag Day Ceremony at Buffalo Bill Ranch SHP

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

Join us for a ceremony celebrating Flag Day on Monday, June 14. There will be a display of serval historical flags as well as speakers for the occasion.

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Buffalo Bill BioBlitz

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

BioBlitz is happening at Buffalo Bill Ranch SHP. This BioBlitz is a chance for citizens to become scientists. Join us as we count, identify, and learn the natural history of many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, plants, trees, and insects. -Set up and park tour on May 14 at 7 p.m. (Optional) -Identify the flora […]

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Buffalo Bill BioBlitz

Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE

BioBlitz is happening at Buffalo Bill Ranch SHP. This BioBlitz is a chance for citizens to become scientists. Join us as we count, identify, and learn the natural history of many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, plants, trees, and insects. -Set up and park tour on May 14 at 7 p.m. (Optional) -Identify the flora […]

Time outdoors is time well spent

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system's 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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