Home of famed showman scout William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park at North Platte recaptures the life and career of the famed Pony Express rider, Army scout and buffalo hunter-turned-showman. Since it became a state historical park in 1965, the house and barn have been restored and a wealth of Cody memorabilia has been acquired and placed on display. The mansion is open to the public for self-guided tours from late spring until early fall.
Camping and picnicking facilities are available on the adjoining Buffalo Bill Ranch State Recreation Area.
Other park activities
Fishing; guided trail rides; and rental of kayaks, canoes, tubes and tanks and other activities are available on the adjacent Buffalo Bill Ranch State Recreation Area.