Ash Hollow State Historical Park

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Ash Hollow State Historical Park


Location:3.5 miles southeast of Lewellen.
Facilities:Picnic area, hiking trail, visitor center, exhibits, historic structures.
Activities:Hiking.
Special Features:Sweet spring water made Ash Hollow a major stopover on the Overland trail, and the deep ruts carved by the thousands of wagons that traveled the trail can be seen from the bluffs at Windlass Hill. The springs also attracted prehistoric Indians to the area. The history, archaeology, and paleontology of the area are interpreted at the visitor center, Ash Hollow Cave, and other park exhibits and structures.
Address:PO Box 70
Lewellen, NE 69147

Phone:308-778-5651
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 1,001 acres.

See other parks in Nebraska.