Cody Park

You know why Cody Park, including the carousel and children’s rides, get the coveted Buffalo Bill’s Buffalo of Approval? Because they’re a great time for not just the kids but the whole family.

Cody Park has endless options to ensure that people of all ages have a great time. Facilities include: wildlife sanctuary, picnic tables, restrooms, bandstand, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, baseball and softball fields, outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, campgrounds, horseshoe pits, snack shop, and barbecue pits.

Whether you want to relax by the pool, enjoy some of the best ice cream in North Platte, ride the kiddie carnival rides or challenge your family to a game of horseshoes or disc golf, Cody Park is the place for you. This North Platte gem is nestled along the North Platte River which is a fun place to cool off in the shallow stream during the hot summer days. The drive-by zoo is home to animals of all sorts, including deer and elk, burros and llamas, geese and peacocks. Purchase animal food from nearby vending machines to feed the animals. Many shaded picnic areas are found throughout the park, with playgrounds and recreational activities nearby.

Fun for the whole family, that’s why Cody Park in North Platte gets Buffalo Bill’s coveted Buffalo of Approval.

The park is open year round. The concession stand, carousel and other rides, the Cody Park Railroad Museum, and the pool are open seasonally.
Admission to the park and to the Railroad Museum is free.
Cody Park Carousel
Cody Park
Cody Park
Cody Park Railroad Museum

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Santa’s Workshop has been a North Platte tradition for generations. Now in North Platte’s scenic Cody Park, numerous animated vignettes portray all aspects of the Christmas season, from busy elves toiling away in the workshop to joyous children on Christmas morning.



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