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Trackside Majesty: Panoramic Train Yard Views
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North Platte, NE
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Over 45ft
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Pets Allowed
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About
Imagine standing atop a towering structure, breathing in the fresh air as you gaze over the bustling activity of the world's largest classification yard. This unique opportunity awaits you at a one-of-a-kind RV camping destination situated between the North & South Platte Rivers, near the scenic Buffalo Bill State Recreation Area. A gem for train enthusiasts and history buffs alike, this private non-profit organization offers an unparalleled bird's eye view of an engineering marvel. Elevate your RV camping trip to new heights by taking a ride up to the 7th-floor open-air observation deck, where the sights and sounds of the rail yard come to life right before your eyes. For those who prefer a more enclosed setting, the 8th floor offers a comfortable, glass-enclosed viewing experience, ensuring everyone has the best seat in the house to witness the mechanical symphony of trains in motion. Adding to the location's charm is a beautifully arranged courtyard, proudly flying 23 flags representing each state served by the Union Pacific Railroad. This patriotic display is matched only by the touching Brick Pavilion, honoring community members, Union Pacific employees, and others with commemorative bricksa testament to the rich history and enduring spirit of the railway and its surrounding communities. RV enthusiasts looking for a truly unique camping experience will find this destination to be a perfect marriage of industrial might and natural beauty. Whether you're drawn by the allure of trains, the lure of history, or the call of the great outdoors, this location offers a memorable backdrop for your next adventure. Revel in the majestic sights, soak in the rich history, and maybe even learn a thing or two about the pivotal role of railways in shaping the nation. This is not just another stop on your RV camping journeyit's a portal to the past, an educational adventure, and a scenic retreat all rolled into one. Don't miss the chance to add this extraordinary site to your list of must-visit RV destinations!
Opening Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suitability
Pets Allowed
Slideouts Allowed
Separate Tow Vehicle Parking
Amenities
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Gift Shop
Picnic/Patio Area
Availability
Same Day Requests
No
Response Time
Typically responds within one day
Accepts Requests Between
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Parking & Arrival
Please park on the back gravel area unless rain is predicted. If rain is predicted, then please park on the concrete. The building is open 9:00am-7:00pm, should you need anything.
Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
4
Parking Surface:
Gravel
Check-In Method:
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Items to Purchase
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your rail enthusiast, we definitely have it. We have everything from T-shirts, hats, puzzles, kid's toys, Christmas ornaments, coffee mugs, magnets, postcards, and tons more. Stop in, and take a look at our gift shop.
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