When Albert Meng was preparing to build a pond in the early 1950s, he uncovered bones weathering out of an eroding bank, and could not have imagined how important his discovery would become. A local... Hudson-Meng Bison Kill
From about 1857 to 1876, an Indian "trading post" occupied a site near here. Built by James Bordeaux, the trading station was often attacked and set afire by hostile Crow warriors. Fortunately some friendly Sioux Indians came to the rescue and drove off the attacking Crow.
Nebraska's oldest state park (1921), Chadron might well be the best kept
secret of the state park system. With the majestic beauty of the Pine Ridge as
its backdrop, Chadron covers 974 acres of natural beauty to awe any visitor.
Located off U.S. 385
Located at Fort Robinson State Park at the University of Nebraska State Museum at Trailside, you can view paleontology and geology exhibits on Nebraska's rich fossil history. A 14-foot mammoth skeleton unearthed nearby