Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center, North Platte, NE

1249 N. Homestead Rd, North Platte, NE 69101

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308-532-9920

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  • Gift Shop

  • Accept Credit Cards

  • Coffee

  • Railroad

  • Motorhome

  • Picnic Area

  • Party Room

  • Historic

  • Visitor Center

  • Educational

  • Nature

  • RV

  • Shopping

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Pet Friendly

About This Destination

Get your best view overlooking Bailey Yard-the World's Largest Classification Rail Yard.

From a top the Golden Spike Tower's two observation decks, you'll watch the action as the crews of Union Pacific Railroad sort and connect over 10,000 rail cars a day on two classification hump yard, with nearly 120 bowl rows and 315 tracks.

Stop by the large gift store, enjoy a walk around the outdoor flag walk or ride the elevator to the 8th floor indoor observation deck overlooking the rail yard.

Ask questions and hear "behind the scenes" stories from our guides; who once worked on Bailey Yard. Learn how the hump yard works with interactive kiosks or simply relax and listen to the trains.

There is no place else to see it than right here at the Golden Spike Tower. Open Daily. Open year round.

To enjoy our live web cam or to get more information visit GoldenSpikeTower.com or call 308-532-9920.

Hours

Sunday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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