Chimney Rock National Historic Site

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Chimney Rock National Historic Site

Address:PO Box F
Bayard, NE 69334

Phone:308-586-2581
Web: www.nps.gov/chro/
Size: 83 acres.
Established: Designated on August 2, 1956. Owned by state of Nebraska; administered by the city of Bayard, the Nebraska State Historical Society, and the National Park Service under a cooperative agreement of June 21, 1956.
Location:1.5 miles south of NE 92 on Chimney Rock Road in Bayard, Nebraska.
Facilities:Visitor center with interpretive displays, video presentation, and group tours. Entrance fee required.
Special Features:As they travelled west, pioneers camped near this famous landmark, which stands 500 feet above the Platte River along the Oregon and California trails.

See other parks in Nebraska.