• Saddle rock in Winter

    Scotts Bluff

    National Monument Nebraska

Operating Hours & Seasons

Scotts Bluff National Monument is open seven days a week with the exception of January 1, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25.

Oregon Trail Museum and Visitor Center

Summer Season* - 9 a.m to 5 p.m.

Winter Season (September-May) - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Summit Road

Summer Season* - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Winter Season (November-February) - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The park trails are open from sunrise to sunset throughout the year.

* The Summer Season is from roughly Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, contingent upon staffing. Please contact the park at 308-436-9700 for specific seasonal dates.

Did You Know?

Historic photo of the Visitor Center at Scotts Bluff National Monument

After several petitions from citizens of Scottsbluff and Gering, Scotts Bluff was designated a National Monument by President Woodrow Wilson on December 12, 1919. More...