Explore Grand Island

  • Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer recently completed a $7 million dollar restoration of the Edward Durell Stone building that anchors their property.

  • The people of Grand Island represent the true make up the community. Meet some of the characters of the city in these interviews.

  • Grand Island has some of the best birding in the world, and this is particularly true during Spring.

Seasonal Features

  • Join in the beautiful rebirth of the prairie and the Platte River Valley and witness the annual migration of the sandhill cranes.

  • Pack your picnic and head to local parks and lakes for some family time and plan your trip to the Nebraska State Fair.

  • Fall is full of festivals in the Grand Island area; the Harvest of Harmony parade marches through downtown every October.

  • Don't let the cold and snow fool you; winter is a grand time in Grand Island. Christmas celebrations are scheduled in every corner of the city.

Our Big Backyard

  • Nebraska Prairie

    Nebraska Prairie

    We love our prairie here in Nebraska. They are where we play, meditate, and marvel at some of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets in the world.

  • The Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway passes through a one-of-a-kind ecosystem called the Sandhills, 20,000 square miles of sand dunes stabilized by prairie grasses.

  • The Loup Rivers Byway is a beautiful stretch of road on the eastern edge of the Sandhills. Along this byway you'll find history, recreation, a brewery, and a coffee roaster.



Stolley Park Railroad

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Sunday, April 23, 2017
Location: Stolley Park
Description: Stolley Park Railroad will be open Saturdays and Sundays through May 28 from 1-8pm.
Memorial Day, May 29: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Summer Hours:
(May 31- Aug 13)
Mon & Tues Closed
Wed & Thurs 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Fri, Sat, & Sun 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Individual Passenger Rates:
$1.00 Ages 2 - 3 years old
$2.00 Ages 4 years and over
(Under 2 free with paying adult)
10 ride punch card $17.50
(a savings of $2.50)
25 ride punch card $37.50
(a savings of 12.50)
50 ride punch card $62.50
(a savings of 37.50)
Unlimited riders: $100.00 per hour

For more information call (308) 385-5459

Before or after season call (308) 385-5444 ext. 290

When the train is running, Sweet Tooth Concessions will be open.

All dates weather permitting.
Contact Information:
(308) 385-5459
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