Cottage House Guest Rental

The Cottage House Guest Rental is a full furnished/equipped 2 bedroom guest house rented on a nightly basis.


Springs Motel

PO Box 454/Bloomfield, NE 68718/402-373-2441


112 E Main St | Bloomfield , NE | 402-373-2423

Bloomfield Campground

Located in the city park. Swimming pool, horseshoes and volleyball facilities available. 6 trailers, $10.
West Park Street | Bloomfield, NE | (402) 373-4396

Knox County Fairgrounds

East edge of town | Bloomfield, NE | (402) 373-4396

Bloomfield Four Seasons Motel

407 W. Main St, NE Hwy 84 | Bloomfield, NE | (402) 373-2441

Private Shannon Trail

George Shannon, the youngest and most educated in the Corps of Discovery, was lost for 16 days in the area of present day northeast Nebraska.

The Trail encompasses an area steeped in history, dotted with pioneer cemeteries and ghost towns.

The Nebraska communities involved are Bloomfield, Bow Valley, Center, Creighton, Crofton, Hartington, Lindy, Niobrara, St. Helena, St. James, Santee, Verdel, Verdigre, Wausa, Winnetoon, Wynot, and the Ponca and Santee Sioux Nations.

A National Park Service grant and donations from local banks contributed to the placing of sixteen wayside signs commemorating the life of George Shannon. Following the Lewis and Clark Expedition, he was wounded in a battle with the Arikara in a failed attempt to return the Mandan chief, Shekeke, to his village; his leg was subsequently amputated above the knee. He helped Nicholas Biddle prepare the first narrative account of the Expedition for publication. Shannon then became an attorney and circuit judge, served in the Kentucky and Missouri state legislatures and ran against Thomas Hart Benton in a bid for the U.S. Senate. He died at age 50.

St. Andrew’s Grotto

310 East Lincoln | Bloomfield, NE | (402) 373-2233