Scotts Bluff National Monument

190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering, NE 69341

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  • Bird Watching

  • Gift Shop

  • Museums

  • Visitor Center

  • Art

  • Wildlife

  • National

  • Historic

  • Picnic Area

  • Hiking

  • Nature

About This Destination

Scotts Bluff has served as a landmark for peoples from Native Americans to emigrants on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails to modern travelers. Rich with geological and paleontological history as well as human history, there is much to discover while exploring the 3,000 acres of Scotts Bluff National Monument.

Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset. The Visitor Center and Summit Road are closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day.

Passes: $5 per vehicle, $3 per motorcycle, $3 per person (walking or bicycling). Also available: Monument annual pass, Interagency Senior Pass, Annual Pass, Military Annual Pass, and Access Pass.

Drive Summit Road 1.6 miles to the top of Scotts Bluff through the only three drive-through tunnels in the state. Size restrictions exist and all trailers are prohibited. Free shuttle service available as staffing allows.

Hours

Sunday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm