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Buffalo Bill State Historical Park

North Platte was home of the man who made the Wild West world-renowned. No one figure personifies the frontier spirit better than William F. "Buffalo Bill" Coy, the West's most colorful showman, army scout and buffalo hunter.

North Platte, NE State Historical Park

Wild West Memorial

At 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 Wild West Memorial has been created as a tribute to the father of rodeo - Buffalo Bill Cody.

North Platte, NE Memorials


Fox Theater

The Fox Theater is a fine example of the "Picture Palace," a building type popular in America in the 1920

North Platte, NE National Register

Union Pacific Railroad Bailey Yard

The long, narrow delta at the forks of the North and South Platte Rivers, populated by wild grasses and bulky bison, had been crossed before - by nomadic Plains Indians, by covered wagons and by the Pony Express.

But in 1866

North Platte, NE Railroad History

Things to do Golf Courses near North Platte, NE

Meadowlark Hills Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 6 days...

Riverside Golf Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Grand Island Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...