Fort Robinson State Park




Fort Robinson Museum / State Historical Society
Summer hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Open daily. (Closed holidays) / 308-665-2919

Displays interpret Fort Robinson’s history from 1874 to 1948, featuring Red Cloud Agency and early fort history, Buffalo Soldiers, the remount period, and World War II K-9 and prisoners of war.
Admission - Adults $2, Children free if accompanied by an adult or 50 cents if unaccompanied.

Trailside Museum I University of Nebraska
Phone: 308-665-2929 /
Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day, 9 am.- 6 p.m.;
April, May, September and October, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Groups and schools by prior notice.

See the new exhibit of the Mammoths fighting, view paleontology and geology exhibits of Nebraska’s rich fossil history. Watch educational movies, visit the art and poster gallery, and the gift shop.
Prices: 19 and older $3, 5-18 $1, 4 and under - free.

Legends Butte Golf Course, Highway 20, Crawford
Phone: 308-665-2431 for tee times.(Subject to change)

Open daily beginning April 1. Hours vary.
Green fees -9 holes, $13.50; 18 holes, $22.50. Cart rental - 9 holes, $12; 18 holes, $20.

Post Playhouse - Operated by Chadron State College
Phone: 308-432-6317/308-665-1976 after mid-May

Repertory theater features comedies, musicals and melodramas. Performances 6 nights a week plus some matinees. Advance reservations recommended.
Tickets prices were not set at time of printing.

Memorial Day - Labor Day

Information Booth / 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily

Park information, activity reservations & tickets, recreation equipment. Located in front of lodge.

Fort Robinson Lodge Park Office / 24 hours daily

Lodging and camping registration, gifts, lobby, restaurant.

Lodge Restaurant / 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. daily

Try the buffalo items. We can cater group functions held in the park.

Nature Center / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Park wildlife displays, hiking trail information.

Activities Center / 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Crafts center, old-time photo booth, and bicycle rentals.

Sutter’s Store / 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. daily

Buffalo sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks, candy and ice cream. In Activity Center.







Swimming Pool

Not required

Adult $4.50; Child 3-12, $3.50; Child 2 & under, free

Daily 1-5 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m.


Trail Rides

Information Booth 8 a.m. ride

$13 Soldier Creek ride
$17 Butte Country ride

Soldier: 7 rides daily
Butte: 4 rides daily

Soldier: Riding Stables
Butte: B307

Jeep Rides

Information Booth

Adult $9 / Child $6

9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Activity Center

Horse-drawn Tour

Information Booth

Adult $5 / Child $3

10 & 11 a.m., 1 & 2 p.m.

Activity Center


From driver

Adult $2; Child 12 & under $1

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Riding Stables

Pony Rides

From wrangler

$2 Child 5 & under

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Riding Stables

Mountain Bike Rental

Activity Center

$8 per hour per bike
$25 per day per bike

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Activity Center

Hayrack Breakfast*

Information Booth

$10 per person

8 am. Sun., Mon., Thurs. & Fri.

Activity Center

Hayrack Steak Cookout

Information Booth

Adult: $17 / child under 12: $7.50 (burger, hotdog or ˝ steak)

6-8 p.m. Monday, Thursday & Saturday

Activity Center

Chuck Wagon Cookout

Information Booth

Adult: $9 / Child: $6

6-8 p.m. Sunday,Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday

Activity Center

Rodeo Events

Not required


8-9 p.m. Thurs. & Sun.

Rodeo Arena

Historic Buildings Tours

Information Booth

$10 per person

10 am-Noon Tues. & Fri.

Museum Flagpole

Kayak Ride

information Booth


Check Information Booth for times. Rides subject to river conditions.

Information Booth

Tube Ride

Information Booth


Check Information Booth for times. Rides subject to river conditions.

Information Booth



March 30-31 - Boy Scout Tree Plant;

April 26-28 - Sixth Fort Robinson History Conference;

May 19- Free Park Day;

June 8-10 - lntertribal Gathering;

June 14-17 - 4-H Horse Camp;

June 18-24 - Vaulting Camp/Clinic;

July 1-4 - Art Show;

July 4 Fort Robinson Fourth of July Celebration;

July 13-14 - Horse Performance by the Trotters;

July - Ride the Ridge;

Sept. 3-8 - APHA Trail Ride;

Sept. 12-16 - Arabian Horse Trail Ride;

Sept. 16-21 - Elderhostel;

Sept. 19-23 - Pine Ridge Riders;

Sept. 23-27 - Meade Trail Ride;

Oct. 4-12 - Dog Trials;

Oct. 31 - Haunted Halloween at Fort Robinson State Park:

Nov. 5 - Tickets go on sale at 8:00 am for the 13th Annual Historical Christmas Dinner; Nov. 10 - Opening day of deer firearm season:

Nov. 18- Longhorn & Buffalo Sale. Crawford:

Dec. 1 . 13th Annual Fort Robinson Historical Christmas Dinner Celebrating the Year 1926

In the fall, Jeep & hayrack rides, cookouts and other activities may be arranged for groups by contacting the Park Office.

NOTE: Activity tickets are not refundable. After mid-August. activities will vary depending on staff availability.

*Tickets sold the day before the event        Hours and fees subject to change   QUIET HOURS: 10p.m.- 6am.