Gering is where Scotts Bluff National Monument suddenly appears; where history and the true pioneer spirit are kept alive and well; where treasure-filled museums and outdoor activities of all kinds abound.
Scotts Bluff National Monument
190276 Old Oregon Trail, Gering
One of the most famous natural landmarks on the Oregon Trail for pioneers making their westward trek.
Five Rocks Amphitheater
2505 D St., Gering
Five sandstone landmarks are backdrops for outdoor concerts, events and “movies under the stars.”
Hi-Way 92 Raceway Park
East of Gering on Highway 92
One of only two asphalt racetracks in the entire state, offering Friday night races all summer long.
Trace the history of the development of farming and ranching on the High Plains and experience hands-on history of the Oregon Trail at the new Legacy of the Plains Museum campus.
Oregon Trail Days Celebration
1125 J St., Gering
Nebraska’s oldest continuous celebration featuring parades, food fairs, entertainment, crafts and more.
Robidoux 1851 Trading Post
8 Miles west of Gering on Carter Canyon Road
Robidoux Trading Post-Welcoming since 1849. The Post is a reconstructed Robidoux Family fur trading post on the original site on Oregon Trail, pioneer graves and eroded trail ruts.
Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area & Nature Center
210615 Highway 71, Gering
Encompassing 1,094 acres of rugged rock buttes, pine-clad canyons, trails and a variety of wildlife viewing.