Scotts Bluff National Monument

Towering bluff feature with a wagon cart in front of it

Scottsbluff was an important landmark on the Oregon Trail

A Landmark For Many People

Towering 800 feet above the North Platte River, Scotts Bluff has served as a landmark for peoples from Native Americans to emigrants on the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails to modern travelers. Rich with geological and paleontological history as well as human history, there is much to discover while exploring the 3,000 acres of Scotts Bluff National Monument. BHPFA officially became Scottsbluff’s non-profit partner in 2020.




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Park Contacts

Scotts Bluff National Monument Sign

Scotts Bluff National Monument sign

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 27
Gering, NE 69341

Phone: (308) 436-9700