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Things to do in Tilden, Nebraska 

You're invited to experience the essence of our rural community, where simplicity and genuine hospitality are in our nature. We've curated this page of things to do in town and will continue to update it as we introduce new experiences and enhance the existing ones. 

Our Hub for Community Connection and Exploration

Our local library is a true gem, offering more than books and resources. It serves as a creative hub, providing a variety of inspiring activities and spaces to engage the community. There is also a beautiful space for entertaining and celebrating events. Whether you're looking for a quiet spot to read or seeking inspiration for your next project, you'll find it at the Whitwer Tilden Public Library.

Outdoor gathering space at the Tilden Library
Kids section at the Tilden Library
Tilden Alumni photo
Tilden Library Interior.HEIC
Richie Ashburn memorabilia at the Tilden public library
closeup of gravel on the Cowboy Trail in Tilden
Cowboy Trail Adventure: Nature's Beauty& Heartwarming Hospitality

Explore the Cowboy Trail, a scenic pathway that traverses the northern part of Nebraska. Along the trail, you'll be treated to scenic views that showcase the natural beauty of our region.

Information sign about the Cowboy Trail in Tilden, Near
Bridge on the cowboy trail in Tilden, NE
milkweed sign on the Cowboy Trail in Tilden, NE

Sunrise Park/Camping, this park on the east edge of downtown serves as a place for campers to settle along the Cowboy Trail with facilities to make your stay enjoyable. Plus, encounter friendly locals who embody the authentic spirit of our community, making your journey even more memorable.

Aerial view of Sunrise Park in Tilden, Nebraska
Camper host at Sunrise Park in Tilden, Nebraska
Sunrise Park information sign
Baseball, Swimming, and Community Gathering in West Downtown Tilden

Richie Ashburn Park is located on the west edge of downtown near several other amenities in town. This nostalgic ball field is adjacent to the City Swimming Pool and the City Auditorium which is available to rent at very reasonable rates. This is a great space for a family reunion with swimming for the kids, a family game of softball, and a place to serve your meal. 

Richie Ashburn park entrance signs
Aerial view of Richie Ashburn park
Aerial view of Tilden City Auditorium and Senior Center
Wet grass
Baseball, Disc Golf, and Lots of Room to Play  and Explore at Horseshoe Park

Horseshoe Park features a newly updated ball field and plenty of open space to explore. The park also hosts our disc golf park, cleverly designed to make the most of the available space. Meander through the park and enjoy a leisurely game of disc golf. It's a fun and active way to reconnect with the outdoors and unwind.

Aerial View of Horseshoe Park in Tilden
person throwing a frisbee disc
Dogs retrieving a frisbee disc
Person with frisbee golf discs
Vintage blue and orange glass collectibles
cool photo of vintage coils
Old Buzzard's Antiques & Collectibles

Step into a world of enchantment and wonder at Old Buzzard Antiques, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of downtown Tilden. Old Buzzard Antiques specializes in the unique and unusual, offering a treasure trove of curiosities that will transport you through time. This is no ordinary antique store—it's a haven for those with an insatiable thirst for the extraordinary. Embrace the allure of Old Buzzard Antiques and let the magic of antiquity enchant your senses. The extraordinary awaits your discovery.

vintage doilies and pot holders
vintage typewriters
vintage scuba helmet
Vintage woven tapestry

​ ​ For more recreational activities and things to do in the surrounding areas, the TMG Foundation website has some additional places to explore and experience in our region. Area Recreation

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