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Oregon Trail Days

Western Nebraska's largest event continues the tradition of celebrating and honoring those stalwart individuals who settled the North Platte Valley. Annual events held in downtown Gering includes Western & Wildlife Art Show, Kiddie Parade, Oregon Trail Days Grand Parade (20,000 spectators), Chili Cookoff, Food and Craft Fair, Bed Races, and evening concerts at the Amphitheater.

Oregon Trail Days


Phone : 308-436-4457   (Always call and confirm events.)

Email Address : OTD@AlloPhone.com

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Admission Fee : Free

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Scotts Bluff County Courthouse

What is presently Scotts Bluff County was carved out of Cheyenne County in an 1888 election. The following year Gering won an election designating it as the county seat. In 1891

Gering, NE Historic Courthouses

W.H. Jackson Collection

William Henry Jackson, frontier photographer and artist, was an early photographer of the American West, as well as an accomplished artist. He traveled the Oregon-California Trail in 1866 and 1867

Gering, NE Arts

Scotts Bluff National Monument

Named for fur trapper Hiram Scott, this imposing natural formation was originally called ma-a-pa-te ("hill that is hard to go around") by Indians in the region. Scotts Bluff, rising 800 ft above the surrounding valley floor, and 4649

Gering, NE Landmarks

North Platte Valley Museum

When you think of the days of the old settlers, a picture of horse-drawn carriages, covered wagons, one-room schoolhouses, general stores, sod houses and a simpler way of life enters your mind. That's exactly what you will find at Western Nebraska'

Gering, NE Museums

Robidoux Pass Trading Post

Following the Oregon Trail can be quite exciting, imagining the pioneers that must have traveled the path, what they were like, what they were thinking and what they went through to conquer such terrain as is found at Gering's Robidoux Pass, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Gering, NE Pioneer Life

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