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Gering, Nebraska

  • Garlock Cabin

    Garlock CabinIn early 2001, the North Platte Valley Museum embarked on an ambitious project to move part of a 113 year-old cabin from it's original "home" in Gering, Nebraska several blocks to the inside exhibitio...
    Garlock Cabin
  • Robidoux Pass Trading Post

    Robidoux Pass Trading PostFollowing 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 terra...
    Robidoux Pass Trading Post
  • Mitchell Pass

    Mitchell PassFollowing the opening or rediscovery of the Platte River route to the west by the fur traders and mountain men of the 1820's and 1830's, it was natural that other parties should use this same route to...
    Mitchell Pass

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

Mitchell Pass

Following the opening or rediscovery of the Platte River route to the west by the fur traders and mountain men of the 1820's and 1830'

Gering, NE Pioneer Life


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

Garlock Cabin

In early 2001, the North Platte Valley Museum embarked on an ambitious project to move part of a 113 year-old cabin from it's original "home" in Gering, Nebraska several blocks to the inside exhibition area of the Museum. Construction on the cabin began in 1887

Gering, NE Pioneer Life

Things to do near Gering, NE