AAA Editor Notes
Rock Creek Station State Historical Park is 4.5 mi. e. on CR Pawnee/Wymore/Fairbury (PWF) Rd., then 1.7 mi. s.e. to 57426 710 Rd. Rock Creek Station was a stage and Pony Express stop that served the Oregon Trail. It was here that “Wild Bill” Hickok began his gunfighting career when he shot the station owner and two others. Swales worn deep by covered wagons on their westward trek still are visible.

A visitor center offers a slide presentation, interpretive displays and artifacts about this period.

Picnicking is permitted.

Admission
$6 per private vehicle. Visitor center $2; $1 (ages 0-13).
Hours
Grounds daily 8-dusk. Visitor center daily 10-5, late Apr.-late Sept.; Sat.-Sun. 1-5, mid- to late Apr. and late Sept.-late Oct. Allow 1 hour minimum.
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