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Wildcat Hills State State Recreation Are

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Located 10 miles south of Gering on NE 71 , Wildcat Hills SRA, Wildcat Hills Nature Center and the Big Game Reserve are a picturesque blend of rugged rock buttes and pine covered canyons. Primarily geared for day use and picnic outings, Wildcat totals 935 acres (with 705 acres in the recreation area), overlooking the North Platte River Valley. Historic Scotts Bluff National Monument looms to the northwest. More than three miles of nature trails wind through the canyons and rocky bluffs, with four main trailheads and foot bridges on three trails. The primary trail is located below the large shelterhouse and is accessible to hikers of all ages and abilities.

Location: 210615 Hwy 71, Gering Nebraska 69341 Telephone 308-436-3777 Fax 308-436-3494

Other Nebraska State Parks nearby:
(Gering) Bridgeport State Recreation Area
(Minatare) Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
(Minatare) Lake Minatare's Lighthouse
(Gering) Oliver Reservoir State Recreation Area
(Gering) Wildcat Hills State State Recreation Are

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