A Landmark for Many Peoples
Towering 800 feet above the North Platte River, Scotts Bluff has served as a landmark for peoples from Native Americans to emigrants on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails to modern travelers. Rich with geological and paleontological history as well as human history, there is much to discover while exploring the 3,000 acres of Scotts Bluff National Monument.
Did You Know?
Climbing Dome Rock at Scotts Bluff National Monument is extremely dangerous and is prohibited because of the crumbly nature of the Brule clay formation that makes up its steep walls.