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    Scotts Bluff

    National Monument Nebraska

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February 11, 2014
Great Backyard Bird Count and Fee Free Weekend
Help scientists with the Great Backyeard Bird Count while enjoying free entrance to the National Parks.

January 13, 2014
Holiday Closure
Park Closed for Martin Luther King Day

December 16, 2013
Holiday Traditions
View holiday lights from the top of the bluff.

November 25, 2013
Christmas on the Prairie
Experience Christmas of long ago.

July 23, 2013
Trail Plan 30 Day Comment Period
The draft Trail Plan is availailable for comment for 30 days.

April 23, 2013
Jr. Ranger Activity Day
Special activities to help kids earn their Jr. Ranger badges.

March 01, 2013
Visitors to Scotts Bluff National Monument Add Over $4 million to Local Economy
Visitors who come to see the monument spend money in the community as well.

February 07, 2013
2013 Great Backyard Bird Count at the Monument
Participate in a nationwide bird count with a ranger.

December 18, 2012
New Winter Hours at the Monument
Holiday closure and new winter hours.

December 02, 2012
Summit Open for Viewing Lights
View the holiday lights from the summit of Scotts Bluff.

September 24, 2012
National Public Lands Day - A Day to Help
Help the park eradicate invasive species!

August 28, 2012
Monument Seeks Stories
Stories needed for summit road anniversary.

August 07, 2012
Hours Change at Monument
Hours will shorten at the monument on August 12.

July 12, 2012
Smoking and Open Fire Ban
Smoking on trails and open fires are banned in the park.

July 02, 2012
Soap Box Derby
The first soap box derby at the monument in 61 years!

June 18, 2012
Pony Express Re-ride Comes Through Town
Witness a recreation of the Pony Express.

June 01, 2012
Transit of Venus
Watch Venus cross the face of the sun.

June 01, 2012
Music at the Monument
June is the month of music.

May 25, 2012
Naturalization Ceremony at the Monument
Scotts Bluff National Monument will be the site of swearing in of new U.S. Citizens.

May 21, 2012
Summer Hours and Programs Announced
Summer is almost here and it is time for longer hours at the monument. A variety of programs will be starting soon, but some of them will be on different days and at different times than in previous years.

May 21, 2012
"An Artist's Perception" Art Show Winner
Visitors chose their favorite piece of art in the "An Artist's Perception" art show.

May 15, 2012
Annular Eclipse Viewing From the Bluff
Join a ranger at the top of the bluff to learn about the eclipse during the event.

May 01, 2012
Results of "Spring Up the Bluff" Relay Race
There was a lot of excitement as the 16 teams ran and walked to the finish line.

April 23, 2012
Prescribed Burn Planned at Monument
Prescribed burn will reduce fire hazard and help native plants.

February 21, 2012
Bruff's Wake Book Signing
Author Harold James will talk about and sign his book "Bruff's Wake: J. Goldsborough Bruff and the California Gold Rush 1849-1851"

February 07, 2012
Visitors From Around the World
Scotts Bluff National Monument attracts a wide range of visitors.

January 31, 2012
15th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count
Join a nationwide effort to add to the scientists knowledge about birds.

December 16, 2011
Holiday Closings at the Monument
Announcing dates of holiday closures at Scotts Bluff National Monument

December 12, 2011
2012 Bi-park Annual Passes Available
2012 bi-park annual passes for Scotts Bluff NM and Fort Laramie NHS are now available

Did You Know?

William Henry Jackson painting of pioneers approaching Chimney Rock

Scotts Bluff National Monument houses the largest collection of William Henry Jackson paintings in the world.