Fort Kearny State Historical Park, Kearney

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  • August 1, 2017
    Made this our first stop on our Oregon Trail route and my boys loved being able to run around and see what life used to be like.  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    Fort Kearney has a very nice little museum which is about the early pioneers and the importance of the Fort Kearney site! Most interesting to history lovers and early-Kearney history especially.  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Much of the time, state historic sites are unable to link themselves to a larger story outside of their own but Fort Kearny is an exception. This site was interesting and I could easily understand how...  more »
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  • July 3, 2017
    For I-80 travelers, this is a good not too far out of the way place to stretch your legs and learn a little about pioneer life along the California, Mormon, Oregon, and Pony Express National Historic Trails. On the right weekends, you might even get to experience a living history exhibit.
  • June 7, 2017
    Good historical site along the oregon trail. Helpful staff.
  • December 22, 2016
    If you take the time to get off of Interstate 80, Nebraska and the Platte River Valley in particular are such wonderful places. I was heading to Indiana from Utah and needed a break. I knew that there was a bicycle bridge across the Platte River here, so I stopped and rode. Even though it was December, it was very pleasant. This is an underdeveloped park. It's not fancy but it's clean and pleasant in a humble sort of way. I really enjoyed it.
  • May 8, 2017
    Nice place to camp. They have an area that the Scouts can reserve and hold private camps.
  • June 4, 2017
    I loved the openness as well as the historical structures, speakers, and the video that was shown up front!

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