Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park
2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Rd, North Platte, NE 69101
Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park at the northeast edge of North Platte showcases the restored 1880s Victorian home, horse barn and outbuildings of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s famous Scout’s Rest Ranch. The site features Wild West Show memorabilia, period household furnishings, picnic areas and walking trails. The park encompasses 25 acres of Cody’s original 4,000-acre spread. A Nebraska park permit is required to visit the park, open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, plus the weekends a month before and after. Admission is charged to tour Cody’s mansion. The adjacent Buffalo Bill Ranch State Recreation Area offers hiking, fishing, and modern and primitive campsites.