If traveling east or west on U.S. Highway 20 go 22 miles south of Harrison, NE on State Hwy 29 then 3 miles east on River Road (paved) If traveling east or west on U.S. Highway 26 go 34 miles north of Mitchell, NE on State Hwy 29 then 3 miles east on River Road (paved). Also accessible from State Hwy 71, 25 miles on unpaved River Road.
HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING
Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:
Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:
During the 1890s, scientists rediscovered what the Lakota Sioux already knew”bones preserved in one of the world’s most significant Miocene Epoch mammal sites. Yet, this place called “Agate” is a landscape that reflects many influences”from early animals roaming the valleys and hills, to tribal nations calling the High Plains home, to explorers passing through or settling in the American West.