Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

The park is 4 miles west of Beatrice on State Highway 4. From the U.S. 77 and U.S. 136 intersection in downtown Beatrice take U.S. 136 approximately 1.2 miles west. Turn right onto Nebraska Highway 4 and follow the signs.After the road has curved west and you have traveled 4 miles, you will enter Homestead National Monument and see signs for the different buildings at the park.

Phone

(402) 223-3514

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Nebraska Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Nebraska Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Nebraska Recreation Areas | Homestead National Monument of America Official Website | Homestead National Monument of America Map

With the promise of Free Land, the Homestead Act of 1862 enticed millions to cultivate the frontier. Families, immigrants, women, and freed slaves flooded 10 percent of the nation™s land to chase their American Dream. American Indian cultures and natural environments gave way to diverse settlement, agricultural success, and industrial advancement”building our nation and changing the land forever.