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Chimney Rock

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Chimney Rock is a natural geologic formation and a remnant of the erosion of the bluffs in the North Platte Valley. It was famous as a recognizable landmark for pioneer travelers on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails. The visitor center houses exhibits, media presentations and educational materials about life on the trails.

Contact:
Loren Pospisil, site supervisor
loren.pospisil@nebraska.gov

9822 County Road 75
Bayard, NE 69334
(308) 586-2581

Fees: FREE

Student Ratio1:15 adult to student ratio

Tour Info: All tours are self-guided and include a 16-minute film, artifacts and interactive displays.

Capacity/availability: Ideal tour group size is 20 students, but can accommodate 3 groups of 20 simultaneously.

Hours:
Visitor’s Center 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily including Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day
Closed on state holidays