Pine Ridge beckons to those who love a dramatic, mystical landscape with apast to match. The terrain will test the skills of backpackers and hikers of every level. Developed horse trails and camping areas help you meet Mother Nature up close and personal. Study the most fascinating sagas of the Old West, carefully preserved in museums and other attractions.
Explore Pine Ridge Region
From about 1857 to 1876, an Indian "trading post" occupied a site near here. Built by James Bordeaux, the trading station was often attacked and set afire by hostile Crow warriors. Fortunately some friendly Sioux Indians came to the rescue and drove off the attacking Crow.
Crawford, NE Pioneer Life
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
Located on the Niobrara River in northwestern Nebraska, the Agate Fossil Beds and its surrounding prairie are preserved in a 3,000 acre National Monument. Once part of "Captain" James H. Cook's Agate Springs Ranch, the nearby beds are an important source for 19.2Harrison, NE Monuments
The Dawes County Historical Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the northwest portion of Nebraska it calls home. The Museum grounds include the log house and barn, 1890s school house, pioneer church and C and NW caboose. The 9,000Crawford, NE Museums
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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