Fort Kearny State Historical Park

1020 V Rd.
Kearney, NE 68847- Map It
(308) 865-5305

AAA Editor Notes

Fort Kearny State Historical Park is 3.5 mi. s. on SR 44 from I-80 exit 272, then 4 mi. e. on CR L-50A. The grounds of Fort Kearny include a stockade replica and a reconstructed sod blacksmith shop and powder magazine. A visitor center has artifacts of the fort and a video. A self-guiding walking tour of the fort's 40-acre grounds begins at the visitor center. The park is a good site from which to view the sandhill crane migration early March to early April. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$5 per private vehicle. Visitor center $2; $1 (ages 3-13).
Hours: Daily 9-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day weekend (also early Mar.-early Apr. for sandhill crane migration). Schedule varies rest of year; phone ahead.