• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Outdoor Activities

Serene prairie beckons.
NPS photo by Nick Manes
 

Take a hike in the tallgrass prairie and woodland.

Dial into cell phone audio tours.

Discover the EarthCache program.

Did You Know?

Homesteaders in front of sod house

The Homestead Act of 1862, which gave away 160 acre claims, was repealed in the lower 48 states in 1976. In Alaska, claims could be filed up to 1986! More...