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North Platte, Nebraska

  • Wild West Memorial

    Wild West MemorialAt the entrance of Cody Park, visitors will find the Wild West Memorial. This is near the site of the historic Old Glory Blowout, the first spectator rodeo held in 1882 staged by Buffalo Bill. The Wil...
    Wild West Memorial
  • 20th Century Veteran's Memorial

    20th Century Veteran's MemorialThe 20th Century Veterans' Memorial is a permanent memorial dedicated to and honoring the military men and women of the United States who served their country during the 20th Century. The monument is...
    20th Century Veteran's Memorial

Attractions and Upcoming Events

20th Century Veteran's Memorial

The 20th Century Veterans' Memorial is a permanent memorial dedicated to and honoring the military men and women of the United States who served their country during the 20th Century. The monument is located in North Platte's Iron Horse Park, which is adjacent to the busy "crossroads"

North Platte, NE Memorials


Golden Spike Tower & Visitor Center

The tower will eventually rise to height of 95 feet above the ground. The main level will be 1,925 square feet and there with be a grand 360 degree view that is fully enclosed. With a second viewing platform 7

North Platte, NE Railroad History

Cody Park Railroad Museum

One of the most beautiful sights in North Platte is Cody Park. The Union Pacific Railroad Co. donated and installed steam locomotive UP 3977 in the railroad museum area of Cody Park in 1968

North Platte, NE Museums


Things to do near North Platte, NE

Swanson Reservoir Fishing

The water clarity of the lake has a special appeal for both boaters and anglers. High water years in the early 1980's cut dow...

Medicine Creek Camping

Facilities at Medicine Creek for camping and picnicking range from the most modern to just the essentials. Shady Bay Campg...