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Ash Hollow is a must see for your Oregon Trail adventure!

Ash Hollow offers a great place to explore Oregon Trail history. There is a museum overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
681mjb
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Lewellen, Nebraska
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Great Prairie History

You can enjoy this park in a reasonable short period of time and it's well worth the visit if... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Bryrock
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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Highway 26, Lewellen, NE 69147
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ash Hollow offers a great place to explore Oregon Trail history. There is a museum overlooking the valley that has a lot of information from early Indians to the early settlers that came through on the Oregon Trail. Below the museum are sidewalks taking you...More

Thank 681mjb
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

And pretty much right off the highway. This is a very scenic piece of history and worthy of a stop. I stopped at the park as well and spotted the biggest Tom Turkey I think I've ever seen. Huge. He looks ready for Spring. Nice...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 30 September 2017

You can enjoy this park in a reasonable short period of time and it's well worth the visit if you're interested in artifacts from past migration on the Oregon Trail. There are even wagon ruts that remain visible to this day.

1  Thank Bryrock
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had visited Ash Hollow several years ago and been so impressed that we decided to revisit on our recent trip to Nebraska. We weren't disappointed, although after so many years and on such a hot day the walks at the different sites were more...More

Thank susiedu
Reviewed 30 August 2017

There are several sites in this park. The wagon ruts are at the southern most site, and the walk up the hill past the ruts (which are now eroded in areas to 10 feet deep) is beautiful. Lots of prairie plants to see. Few people...More

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Was hoping to see the wagon ruts at Ash Hollow but was disappointed when we got to the visitor center and they told us we were not at the right place. My kids were already over the Ash Hollow "experience" because we happened to be...More

Thank ILfarmwife08
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Hoped to see wagon ruts but didn't. The place is in a beautiful setting and we did enjoy that. A small museum in the main welcome center and then some trails to walk - some were steep, so wear tennis shoes. The cave entrance actually...More

Thank kloverfield
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Ash Hollow State Park has many enjoyable aspects -- the Oregon Trail history is, of course, paramount. The ruts of the trail make the historical experience live. The park also has many miles of great hiking trails, as well as great views of the Platte...More

1  Thank Kate939
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a quick stop if you are in the area. Watch for the boots on the fence posts! Good information on markers.

1  Thank betsy1812
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I really wanted to see the wagon ruts from the Oregon Trail. I saw a rock ledge covered by a building, a pond that was supposed to be a fresh spring bubbling from the rocks, and hill with a gully filled in with trees. I...More

1  Thank twomoms98
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