PRAIRIE ADVENTURES AT THE EJE RANCH
Approx. 90 minutes — Moderate Exertion
PrairieAdventures Tours is operated at the EJE Ranch just south of Kimball. This ranch is a 4th generation family cow/calf operation that has always strived to work with mother nature. The ranch is almost entirely native short grass prairie that has never been tilled. It hosts a ton of native wildlife in addition to the herds and is a great place for bird watching. In addition to tours, the EJE Ranch hosts an annual harvest moon gazing party out in the pasture, as well as prairie wildflower hikes and birdwatching hikes in season.
BEEHAVEN FARMS and ROADSIDE MARKET
Approx. 90 minutes — Mild Exertion
BeeHaven Farms is a small cow/calf operation just north of Kimball on Highway 71. Their ranch is almost all shortgrass prairie that is home to a wide array of native species. In addition to their ranching operation, they also have chickens, ducks, and sheep to go along with an extensive garden, apiary (honey bees), and a growing greenhouse operation. They’re more than happy to show visitors around and they also have a store that features produce and products from local operations. For larger groups, they will arrange a fresh farm to fork meal with sufficient notice. To learn more about their operation go to www.beehaven-farm.com or stop by if you’re in the area.
MONKEY RANCH BUFFALO TOURS
Approx. 90 minutes — Mild Exertion
A working ranch that raises grass fed American bison (buffalo). Tours are only available in late spring, summer, and fall on the weekends and during daylight hours. Up to 6 people only, with 48 hour advanced reservation required.
Wind Energy Farm
The Wind Project at Kimball
The Wind Project consists of twelve turbines and is located northwest of Kimball, in western Nebraska. The project was created to provide reliable, economical, environmentally friendly energy to participating utilities and their customers. The wind farm provides energy to communities in Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming.
Treasure Trek is a collection of seven antique and second-hand stores in the town of Kimball. The best browsing day is Saturday! For a map of locations, contact us at the High Point Welcome Center. We can point you in the direction of some other unusual shops, too.
Kimball County has a wide variety of shops and stores that feature things that you might not find anywhere else. The list is also on the back of the Treasure Trek map.
This tour will take you through downtown Kimball showing you the history and evolution of our community.
Kimball once claimed the title “America’s Missile Center” because we have about 250 missile sites in our area. We still have a strong military presence and our citizens have a deep respect for all who serve in the military to promote peace in the world.
Kimball also promotes peace. Peace quote plaques found in business establishments encourage harmony in our lives. Follow the Kimball map and learn about national and world leaders who help keep peace and their famous peace quotes. Get a map from the Welcome Center on I-80. Get started on your scavenger hunt!
For The Birds
April 15 to June 15 There is weekly ground nesting viewing on Saturdays at 9 a.m. Tours leave from the Welcome Center, weather permitting. Call/text 308-241-0878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a reservation.
The first week of June is Nebraska Wildflower Week, but all of June is good for wildflowers. If you are interested in a wildflower hike, set tours are scheduled for 9 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday of the starting weekend and the closing weekend of Nebraska Wildflower Week. There is also a hike on Wednesday evening of that week (call for time). Tours are dependent on the weather. Reservations are required. Meet at the High Point Welcome Center of Western Nebraska located at I-80, Exit 20. Please call/text 308-241-0878 or email email@example.com for a reservation.
Wildflower tours and Short Grass Prairie tours are available the rest of the month of June by arrangement. Group rates are available. Contact us for more information.
Prepare to golf up to 4 of the best courses in Western
Nebraska. Build your package: choose the courses and your hotels. We’ll make all the arrangements. Call 844-202-4653 to schedule. Click here to download the brochure.
Girlfriends Treasure Trek
Spend the weekend shopping for antiques, browsing second-hand shops, and discovering hidden treasures. Call 308-241-0573 for details. Click here to download the brochure.