Introduction to Gering, Nebraska
Gering is the county seat of Scotts Bluff County. The town of Gering began in 1887, founded at a bluff's base, which is now the site of a National Park known as Scotts Bluff National Monument. The city was named after Martin Gering, who established the first hardware and implements store in the town along with Oscar Gardner.
Gering and nearby Attractions
- Farm and Ranch Museum
- Oregon Trail Museum
- Banner County Museum
- Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
- Lake Minatare State Recreation Area
- Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Things To Do In Gering
Parks like Carl Gray Park, Northfield Park, McLellan Park and Gentry Park provide good recreational facilities. The Church of Christ, Gering Zion Church, the Northfield Assembly of God Church, the Rejoice Lutheran Church and Gering Baptist Church are some of the local churches. Wildlife World, Oregon Trail Park and North Platte Valley Museum are also popular nearby spots.
Denver International is the nearest major airport.
Gering Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Chadron State College, Aims Community College, the Metropolitan State College of Denver or the University of Northern Colorado.