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Fort Kearny State Historical Park, Kearney

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Fort Kearny State Historical Park is located in Kearney. Use our Kearney trip builder to visit Fort Kearny State Historical Park on your trip to Kearney, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • There are some parts of this place that are well presented, such as the armory. But with others, it requires a lot of imagination to envision a living, breathing frontier fort. We don't need there to ...  more »
  • The fort is recreated, not original. But some interesting history, nice staff, and a nice place to walk around.  more »
  • Very interesting and informative! Stopped by the very beginning of my trip in Nebraska-wow what welcoming and kind people - Took all the time I needed to explain to me how to find the sandhill crane v...  more »
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  • The campground is very nice, but the staff is very unprofessional! Was told by the staff to go find a spot and then come back to pay once settled in. SO... When I found a spot I dropped off some of my belongings and kids/dog. When I returned after filling up with water the staff showed up and told us they were kicking us out of our spot because someone didn't get their reserved spot at Windmill state park. Why that was my problem I don't know, but now they have two upset visitors rather then one! So much for first come first serve policy! Nice job staff!!
  • A great family experience for all ages. These places are disappearing all over the country because of funding and vandalism so make sure you at least do it once to say you've been there! I grew up around here so it's special to me!
  • This park is so nice and quiet. Nice camp area, multiple little ponds, walkways, very clean. We found it accidentally and I hate to rate it....I want to keep it all to myself. This has a viewing site where the sand hill cranes come in. We paid $20 to camp and $7 for the day pass. A lot of walking trails. This is our 2nd time here. There is fishing too.
  • Fort Kearney is a great place to learn about settling the west. The exhibits here are well kept and very informative!
  • It's a great thing to do on a weekend. Do it during the crane migration period. visit the spots during sunrise and sunset for breathtaking views of giant flocks of birds.great sites for wildlife photography enthusiasts as well.