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Very nice historical site. House is beautiful and barn is also very nice. Perfect place for photo... read more

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Anne F
New Port Richey, Florida
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Entertainer Extraordinaire

In his day, Buffalo Bill Cody was an army scout, hunter of buffalo, pony express rider, rancher... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Rd, North Platte, NE 69101-8444
+1 308-535-8035
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reviewed many places to visit in North Platte, including this one. Everything we read indicated times open. NOTHING was open! We even followed the instructions to go to the barn area, no one there. We, and another couple, were disappointed we couldn’t go see...More

Thank Nurse D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house was unbelievable and the displays inside it A must to see and the size of it. But wait till you walk the grounds and see the other buildings and the barn.

Thank dales5187
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance price was reasonable.We were able to visit the whole house, the garden and the barn. This is where Buffalo Bill lived. We saw his guns. Buffalo Bill designed his own wallpaper. As it is hot in North Platte, the shades went down 50%....More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice historical site. House is beautiful and barn is also very nice. Perfect place for photo opportunities and tons of Buffalo Bill history across from the rodeo.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The house was amazing for that time in history. You do the tour on your own so you can spend as much time as you want. The grounds are beautiful and well kept.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I was so looking forward to visiting the ranch house. I drove up to Scouts Rest and was suitably confused by the requirement to buy a parking permit before accessing the house (for another fee). I don’t know why there is such confusion about the...More

1  Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a nice place to learn the history of Buffalo Bill. There is lots of parking, and nicely kept grounds. You tour the house, barn, and out buildings.

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

In his day, Buffalo Bill Cody was an army scout, hunter of buffalo, pony express rider, rancher, and entertainer and producer of his Wild West show. When he retired from all of that, he built Scout’s Rest. My husband and I have stopped for the...More

Thank JWGArizona
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Unfortunate, awkward 'greeting'... told that purchase of state 'ID' (for one-time visit), plus modest admission charge, is mandatory or 'can't park on property'; we opted to depart ;-(

2  Thank wildswanDelaware
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Scout’s Rest is an impressive piece of land in the northwest corner of North Platte NE. Established by WF Cody himself, his family lived her a long time and there is so much of him still there. You can walk through his house and barn...More

Thank Mary V
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5 June 2018|
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Response from blueman66 | Reviewed this property |
its a small parking lot but i think that would fit, i also think there might be a parking lot close by
14 September 2017|
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Response from NJM68462 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you do. $6.00 a day for NE residents, $8.00 a day for non residents. Your National Park Pass is for National Parks, not state parks.
10 August 2015|
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Response from Linda G |
Evidently it is closed in the "off season" which may begin in October. It was closed 10/21/18 but I couldn't get to the website to check the schedule