Walk the Stations of the Cross

Walk with Him

Located at The Cloisters on the Platte, the Stations of the Cross is a 2,500 foot long walking tour with audio meditations, comprised of 14 sculpture stations that represent Christ’s trial through his burial.

Operating Hours:

March 18th – October 15th hours:

Monday: 9 am – 4 pm

Tuesday: 9 am – 4 pm

Wednesday: 9 am – 4 pm

Thursday: 9 am – 1 pm

Sunday: 2 pm – 5 pm

October 16th – December 22nd hours:

Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm

Sunday: 2 pm – 4 pm

December 23rd – March 17th hours:


Holy Week:

Palm Sunday – Wednesday: normal hours

Holy Thursday: 9 am – 4 pm

Good Friday: 9 am – 6 pm

Holy Saturday: 9 am – 2 pm

Easter Sunday: Closed

Other Holidays:

Memorial Day: 9am – 2pm

4th of July: Normal hours

Labor Day: 9am – 2pm

Thanksgiving Day: Closed

*Visitors who have already arrived may stay up to one hour after the above closing time.

Visitors are encouraged to make a goodwill donation of $10 or more per person. An audio tour is available to enhance your visit. Donations support The Cloisters on the Platte and the Stations of the Cross. When you arrive, please park in the parking lot across from main gate. Shuttle service from the parking lot operates throughout hours of operation and will provide entry for our guests to the Stations of the Cross.  It is not necessary to call in advance of your visit.  Groups of 20 or more should contact us a week in advance. The Cloisters on the Platte Foundation will be following the health and safety recommendations of the State of Nebraska. No pets allowed except for clearly marked service animals.

*Per weather.com for Gretna, NE, if the weather falls below 0 degrees Fahrenheit or rises above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, we will close the Stations of the Cross.

Support the Cloisters on the Platte by becoming a Stations of the Cross Patron Today

Benefits for all 2024 Patrons

  • Unlimited visits to walk the Stations of the Cross.
  • 10% gift store discount. This does not apply to online gift store purchases.  Some exclusions may apply.
  • Complimentary Stations of the Cross Prayer booklet with photos of the statues.
  • 24-hour early bird notice to all events hosted by the Cloisters on the Platte.

2024 Patron Supporter Levels

$60 Individual:  Benefits for one listed member.

$100 Couple:  Benefits for two listed members; or one listed member and one guest.

$130 Family:  Benefits for two listed members; or one listed member and one guest.  Also includes six children (ages 1 – 18)


Patron Supporter benefits are non-refundable and non-transferable.  As a 2024 patron, you will be asked to present your active Patron Supporter Card and a valid I.D.  2024 Patron Supporter Cards expire 12/31/2024.


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Preparing for your Visit

The Stations of the Cross at The Cloisters on the Platte is accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. Visitors with disabilities may use mobility devices, including manual and electric wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and manually powered mobility aids (such as walkers, canes, and crutches). We do not have wheelchairs or scooters on site for visitor use.

Landscaping stones can be found along the trail where you will be able to rest along the walk. There are no outdoor restroom facilities or benches. Further, no motorized tram or golf cart is available for providing tours of the stations for those who are unable to walk.

Pets are not permitted at The Stations of the Cross or on the retreat grounds.

To discuss accessibility issues further, or inquire about group visits to The Stations, please call us at 402-337-5335.

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