The northern part of Sheridan County is known as the Pine Ridge. It is comprised of a large rock formation that is covered with a Ponderosa Pine forest. The Beaver Wall, nearly vertical rock cliff extending for several miles, offers scenic views of such historical sites as Sheridan Gates, Old Camp Sheridan, and Scout Point. Here can be remembered the events of the 1800s involving the U.S. Army and the Sioux Indian chief, Crazy Horse.
Everywhere in Sheridan County you will see prime cattle herds. Here cattle is "King" and the ranchers raise some of the finest beef in the world!
Bass, bluegill, bullheads, perch, and other lake fish are waiting to be caught at Smith Lake, Walgren Lake, and private lakes found in Sheridan County.
Sheridan County has a variety of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Canoeing, Hiking, Hunting, Bird Watching, Star Gazing, Swimming, Cross Country Skiing, Rock Hunting, Arrow Head Hunting, and Trail Rides - all family activities.
Whether you are visiting Sheridan County for the scenery, the history, the people of the spirit of the great outdoors ... you'll find it ALL in SHERIDAN COUNTY, NEBRASKA!
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Held each year on the second weekend in September, this is a two day, outdoor event in the city park. The festival features a large variety of live professional entertainment on two stages and amateur entertainment on a third stage. Food and craft booths, childrens'Gordon, NE Festivals
You will be challenged by a tough nine-hole grass greens course, "the best in the west," located on the west edge of town.
Several tournaments are sponsored during the season. Youth activities are important at the club and visitors are always welcome.
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Spade Ranch is located in the Sandhills of northwestern Nebraska on a tract of land in Sheridan and Cherry counties. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the ranch includes numerous buildings and structures, including the log cookhouse built in 1879Gordon, NE National Register
The 40 foot by 80 foot log building was constructed in 1969 as a testimonial to the rugged western life of the old time cowboys who worked as ranch hands and performed at the Sheridan County Rodeo. Exhibits include an early chuck wagon with over 250Gordon, NE Museums