Items listed here represent many of the regulations applicable to
Nebraska state park system areas. Some special regulations apply
• Drain or dump RV/trailer wastes anywhere other than the
• Clean food, fish or fowl, or wash clothing or other personal property
on certain areas, and such information is posted there. Please at area hydrants.
• Dispose of body wastes except in receptacles provided for that
comply with those regulations as you do with the ones outlined here.
IT’S UNLAWFUL TO…. • Dump household or commercial refuse brought from private property.
Abandoned Property Horses
• Leave any vehicle or other personal property unattended for more
than 24 hours without permission of the superintendent.
• Ride or hitch horses or other saddle or pack animals in
campgrounds, picnic areas or in the vicinity of trail shelters, except Nebraska State Parks
Alcohol where trails and facilities are provided for such use.
• Consumption is prohibited on all roadways, designated swimming Snowmobiles
areas and parking areas.
• Consumption of alcohol may be prohibited on any park area or
portions thereof with the use of appropriate signage.
• Operate an unregistered snowmobile.
• Operate a snowmobile on other than designated roads, trails,
parking areas and lake surfaces or at speeds greater than those
• Consumption is prohibited between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am.
• Containers of alcoholic beverages whose single liquid capacity is
greater than one gallon are prohibited.
safe and reasonable or in such a way as to cause discomfort,
hazard or damage to the person or property of others.
• Swim or wade in other than designated areas.
• Operate or use any audio device (such as a radio) in a manner or
at a time that is unreasonably annoying or a danger to persons in
• Use flotation devices that are not U.S. Coast Guard approved in
designated swimming areas.
• SCUBA dive in designated swimming areas.
• Operate or use a public address system without a permit. Meetings
• Conduct a public meeting, assembly, religious service or special
event except by special permit.
• Pitch tents or park camping units in campgrounds in other than
designated campsites. Miscellaneous
• Camp for more than 14 days in a single area during any 30 day period, • Sell any goods or services without a permit.
except for designated extended stay campsites. • Sell or distribute any printed matter without a permit.
• Dig or level ground in campsites without permission of the superintendent. • Install any permanent or semi-permanent structure without a permit.
• Leave any personal property when departing an area or site, • Possess or use any mineral- or metal-detecting device.
including litter. • Use roller skates or skateboards other than in designated locations.
Destruction of Property • Possess glass food or beverage containers on any beach.
• Possess, destroy, injure, deface, remove or disturb any building, • Discharge firearms except as prescribed by regulations.
sign, equipment or other structure, or any plant or animal matter, Notice
including flowers, nests, mineral formations, artifacts or relics, or
other public property without permission of the superintendent.
For complete set of State Park Regulations go to
• Destroy, dig, remove, or possess any tree, shrub, or plant, except
for dead wood found on the ground and used for fuel.
Fire and Fireworks
• Quiet hours in campgrounds are in effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
All animals must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet, crated or
• Build any fire outside of the fireplaces provided by the commission
for that purpose. Stoves, lanterns or grills are permitted. caged, except for Seeing Eye or other service dogs. Public build-
ings, designated swimming beaches and pools are off-limits to all
• Build a fire or use any type of cooking device on a designated
animals except Seeing Eye and service dogs.
• Leave a fire unattended. • Littering is not only an offense, it is offensive. Please dispose of
all refuse properly. Help keep our parks clean and green.
• Use or possess fireworks or explosives without a permit, except in
designated areas. • Violation of laws and regulations governing Nebraska State Park
Vehicle Operation areas constitutes a Class V misdemeanor and, upon conviction,
• Exceed the posted speed limit. could result in a fine of not more than $100.
• Operate a vehicle anywhere other than designated roads, trails, Park Entry Permit
parking areas or campgrounds. Available online at OutdoorNebraska.org
• Park other than in designated locations. A valid Nebraska park permit is required for all
• Operate any unlicensed motor vehicle, including minibikes and motor vehicles entering all state parks, recreation
areas and historical parks. Annual permits are available
three- and four-wheeled ATV’s, golf carts and motorized scooters. for $25 from any Game and Parks office or online.
• Allow person(s) to ride on any exterior portion of a vehicle not
designed for use by passengers.
Duplicate annual permits are available for $12.50
and daily permits for $5.
• There is a non-refundable $7 (plus tax) reservation fee per lodging Horse Trail Rides: $16
Welcome! unit, camp site, picnic shelter or facility. To reserve a horse stall there is a Swimming: Daily – Adults $4; Children, $3. Season Pass – Adult
Welcome to Nebraska’s state park areas. The Game and Parks nonrefundable $5 (plus tax) reservation fee. $65, Child $45, Family $120
Commission operates them for your enjoyment. You’ll find a vast • Payment in full is required within 10 calendar days of making reservation Paddleboat Rental: $5 for 2 people or $8 for 4 people per half hour
array of things to see and do – from picnicking along the Platte when paying by check and when reservation is made more than 30 days
River to hiking the high country, from camping under the cottonwoods ahead of your arrival. Payment must be received at the park within 10 *EUGENE T. MAHONEY STATE PARK
to boating our vast lakes. All this and more awaits your pleasure. calendar days of making a reservation or the reservation will be canceled. 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, NE 68003-3508
We do ask you to abide by the rules and regulations outlined in
this pamphlet. They are mostly common-sense requirements and Cancellations and Refunds Phone: 402-944-2523 / Fax: 402-944-7604
are designed to make your stay and that of other visitors as enjoyable E-mail: ngpc.Mahoney@nebraska.gov
All cancellation requests must be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail to the
as possible. At the same time, they are geared to the protection of park where the reservation is held or reservation holder may cancel Camping: $20.00-$26.00
our park lands and natural resources, so they can continue to provide online by logging into their reservation account. Lodging Season: Year-round
such enjoyment for generations to come. Modern Housekeeping Cabins: Standard 2-bedroom (2STD) – sleeps
You can help keep our parks pleasant places to visit not only by Partial Cancellations 4, $120; Standard 2-bedroom (2SGL) – sleeps 6, $145. Treetop 2-bed-
adhering to the rules and regulations, but also by reporting vandals room (TREE) – Sleeps 8, $160. Two bedroom deluxe (2DLX) – sleeps
and lawbreakers to park officials. On year-to-date reservations, canceling dates from the beginning dates
6, $160. Four bedroom deluxe (4DLX) – sleeps 10, $275; 4 bedroom-2
of a reservation is not allowed and is non-refundable at any time during
peak season. Reservations that encompass both non-peak and peak level (4B2L) – Sleeps 17, $235. Six bedroom deluxe (6DLX) – sleeps
For Reservations season dates are governed by the peak season partial Cancellation 20, $455.
Call (402) 471-1414 (9 a.m. - 6 p.m. CT) Monday through Friday or Guideline. Guests are not allowed to transfer their arrival date to a later Modern Housekeeping Lodge Rooms: 24 standard rooms with 2
go online at www.OutdoorNebraska.org to Reserve Your Fun Today! date within the same existing reservation dates. queen beds – Park or river view, $80. 8 loft rooms with 2 queen beds &
Web reservations are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Year to sofa sleeper – Park view (LPVD) sleeps 6, $90. 8 loft rooms with 2
date reservations begin at 9 a.m. CT. The call center observes all state Cabins, Lodge Rooms, Cabooses, Overnight & Day Use Group queen beds & sofa sleeper – River view (LRVD) sleeps 6, $95.
holidays and will be closed. Lodges (*except Comanche Hall at Fort Robinson, see below) Group/Conference Facilities:
• Reservation fees per unit are not refundable. Meeting Rooms: Upper level lodge conference rooms – Abel/Nebraska
Lodging • If cancelling less than 30 days prior to arrival date equals refund, a Room, $140; Red Oak & Cedar rooms, $70; Sandstedt-Platte Room,
Lodging reservations are available up to a year in advance on a refund is given, minus a 1 night’s rental per unit being cancelled and $55; Lower lodge conference rooms - $40 each. Riverview Lodge
first-come, first-served basis online at www.OutdoorNebraska.org or cancellation fee of $5 per unit. (including kitchen), $290. Kountze Theater, $225. Activity Center
by calling the Nebraska State Parks Reservation Center at Conference Room, $100. Owen Marina, $200. LCD Projector Rental,
(402)471-1414. The Reservation Call Center hours are Monday – • If cancelling 30 days or greater prior to arrival date, a refund is given,
$75 per day.
Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (CT) and closed on Saturday and Sunday. minus a cancellation fee of $5 per unit.
Pavilion: Rental without park food service – 1-250 people, $850; 251-
During peak season a two night minimum stay is required. (This 600, $1,000; 601-1,000, $1,500; 1,001+, $2,500.
Camping,Tepees, Horse Stalls, Boat Docks and Picnic Shelters
requirement may be waived if a room or cabin is available for one Ice Rink: Admission $2; Skate rental, $3
night between two prior reservations or walk-in registration.) During • Reservation fees per unit are not refundable. Activity Center: Admission, $2; Rock climbing simulator, $1 per person
non-peak season, one-night stays are accepted for Sundays through • If cancelling less than 7 days prior to arrival date, a refund is given, per minute.
Thursdays. Reservations require a $7 reservation fee per unit in minus a 1 night’s rental per site/unit being cancelled and cancellation fee Kountze Theater: Summer Theater: Summer Theater –
addition to the regular lodging fee. Cabin check-in time is 4 p.m. of $5 per site/unit. Adults, $7 Children, $5. Winter Theater Adults, $10 Children, $8.
and check-out time is 11 a.m. (except at Fort Robinson State Park,
• If cancelling 7 days or greater prior to arrival date, a refund is given, Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; $50 with electric hookup
where check-in time is 5 p.m. and check-out time is 10 a.m.).
minus a cancellation fee of $5 per site/unit. Water Slide/Swimming Complex: Single Admission – Adults, $8.00
Children, $7.00; Season pass– Adults, $135; Children, $110; Family
Camping *Comanche Hall (Fort Robinson State Park) (2-5) $300, (6-10) $350, (11-15) $400.
Designated camp sites may be reserved up to a year in advance at 24 • If cancelling less than 90 days prior to arrival date, a refund is given, Paddleboat Rental: $5 for 2 people or $8 for 4 people per half-hour.
park locations across the state. minus a 1 night’s rental and $5 cancellation fee. Driving Range: Balls: $3 per bucket; golf club rental, free with ID
Reservations require a $7 reservation fee in addition to the regular Miniature Golf: $3.50 per person
camping fee. Reserved sites may not be available until 4 p.m. the day • If cancelling 90 days or greater prior to arrival date, a refund is given,
minus a cancellation fee of $5. Recreation Equipment Rental: Fees vary
of arrival. Trail Ride: $16
Reservations for primitive tent campsites are also accepted at Smith Pony Rides: $6
Falls State Park. To make reservations to camp at Smith Falls, please call
the park number at (402)376-1306. Camping at all other areas is available Lodging & Camping Areas *FORT ROBINSON STATE PARK
on a first-come, first-served basis. Camping sites must be vacated by the
time posted unless you re-register. 3200 Highway 20, P.O. Box 392, Crawford, NE 69339-0392
*CHADRON STATE PARK
15951 Highway 385, Chadron, NE 69337-7353 Phone: 308-665-2900 / Fax: 308-665-2906
Reservations Email: ngpc.Fort.Robinson@nebraska.gov
Areas marked with * accept reservations. Phone: 308-432-6167 / Fax: 308-432-6102 Camping: $7.00 - $24.00
E-mail: ngpc.Chadron@nebraska.gov Lodging Season: mid April – mid Nov.
Payment Camping: $7.00 - $18.00 Cabins: Sleeps 6, $120; Sleeps 8, $130
• Payment in full is required at the time the reservation is made. Lodging Season: mid April – mid Nov. L10/L11 Cabins: (sleep 6) $140
Cabins: 2-bedroom, $75 & $85 Adobes: Sleep 10, $140; Sleep 12, $150
• Payment may be made by Visa or MasterCard, check, money Group Facilities: Central building only; $85 day (with kitchen, $170)
order, cash, or Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Bucks. Bricks: Sleep 14, $205; Sleep 18, $225; Sleep 20, $245
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; $50 with electric hookup Continued on Inside
Merritt SRA* - 25 miles southwest of Valentine along Nebraska 97 - $7/$15
Lodging & Camping Areas Modern Camping Olive Creek SRA - 1 ½ miles southeast of Kramer - $7
Oliver Reservoir SRA - 8 miles west of Kimball on U.S. 30 - $7
Continued from Outside Modern camping facilities are open from May 15 through Sept. 15. Pelican Point SRA - 4 miles east, 4 miles north & 1 mile east of
Bandmaster or Nurses Quarters: Sleep 6, $130 Camping Fees range from $7 for primitive to $18 for improved sites, plus Tekamah - $9
Lodge Rooms: Queen bed, $50; 2 twin beds, $55 $3 for water and $3 for sewer where available. Many areas use self- Pibel Lake SRA - 9 miles south & 1 mile east of Bartlett off of U.S. 281 - $7
Comanche Hall: Full facility with kitchen (60 people), $790 registration envelopes. At these areas, there is a $5 late fee for failure to Riverview Marina SRA* - North edge Nebraska City off U.S. 75 - $17
register on time. Rock Creek Lake SRA - 1 north, 4 west of Parks - $7
Meeting Rooms: Buffalo Soldier Meeting Room $90-140, Dodd Group rates in group campgrounds are $1.00 per person, and there is
Hall, $50-65/day; Annex Multi-Use, $60/day Rockford Lake SRA* - 7 miles east and 2 miles south of Beatrice -$7/$15
a $3 fee for each extra picnic table for groups. Pay showers, where Sherman SRA - 4 miles east & 1 mile north of Loup City off of
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: Picnic shelter, $55 per day including available are 75 cents. Nebraska 92 - $7
electric hookup. Camping is available year-round, including campsites with electricity.
When modern facilities are closed mid September – mid May (weather Stagecoach SRA*- 1 mile south & ½ mile west of Hickman - $7/$15
Horse Stall Rental: $13 per day Summit Lake SRA - 3 miles west on Hwy 32 & 1.6 south of Tekamah -$7/$9
Horse Trail Rides: Short ride, $16; Long ride, $22 depending), a minimum camping fee of $7 (plus $6 for electric hookup, if
available will be collected). Areas marked with a * accept reservations. Sutherland SRA - 2 miles south of Sutherland on S-25 - $7
Hay Rack Breakfast: $10 per person Union Pacific SRA - Intertate 80 exit 263, Odessa - $7
Chuckwagon Cookout: Adults, $9; Children, $6 * BRANCHED OAK SRA - 3 ½ miles north of Malcolm Verdon Lake SRA - ½ miles west of Verdon off of U.S. 73 - $7
Steak Cookout: Adults, $18; Children, $8.50 Phone: 402-783-3400 / E-mail: ngpc.Branched.Oak@nebraska.gov Wagon Train SRA* - 2 miles east of Hickman - $7/$15
Swimming: Daily: Adults, $5; Children, $4. Season Pass – Camping: $7 - $24; Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; $50 Walgren Lake SRA - 2 miles east & 3 miles south of Hay Springs - $7
Adults, $65; Children, $45; Family, $120. with electric hookup; Horse Camp: (Area #2) $24 War Axe SRA - Interstate 80 exit 291, Shelton - $7
Other Activities: Jeep Ride – Adults, $10; Children, $7; Wildcat Hills SRA & Nature Center
* CALAMUS SRA - 2 miles west & four miles north of Burwell 210615 Highway 71, P.O. Box 65 Gering, NE 69341-0065
Stagecoach – Adults, $2; Children, $1. Horse-drawn tour – Phone: (308)436-3777 or (308)436-3394 / Fax: (308)436-3494
Adults, $5; Children, $3. Pony ride (children 5 & under), $2. Phone: (308)346-5666 / E-mail: ngpc.Calamus@nebraska.gov
Camping: $7-$18; Valley View Community Group Camp: $28; E-mail: ngpc.Wildcat.Hills@nebrask.gov / Nature Center Hours:
Historic buildings tour, $10; Mountain bike rental, $8 hour/$25 April-September, 8 am – 4 pm daily; October-March, 8 am – 4 pm
day; Kayak rental $12.50; Float tube, $10. Post Playhouse run Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day Monday – Friday only / Nature Center Rental: Facility Rental - $185;
by Chadron State College. ENDERS SRA - ½ mile south of U.S. 60-Nebraska 61 junction Classroom, $75, Lower Meeting Room, $110, ½ day $50 / Camping: $7
*LEWIS & CLARK LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA Phone: (308)394-5118 / E-mail: email@example.com
7 miles north, 4 miles west of Crofton, U.S. 81 & Nebraska 121 / Camping: $7-$15 Historical Parks
54731 897 Road, Crofton, NE 68730-3290 *FORT KEARNY SRA - ¾ miles east, 1 mile north of Fort Kearny
SHP / Phone: (308)865-5305 From May 28 through Sept. 3, 2012, grounds at all state historical parks
Phone: 402-388-4169 / Fax: 402-388-2610 are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. From September 4, 2012 through May 27,
E-mail: ngpc.Lewis.Clark@nebraska.gov E-mail: ngpc.Fort.Kearny@nebraska.gov / Camping: $12/$18; 2013, grounds are open from 8 a.m. to sunset. After season and after
Camping: $7 - $18 per night Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $50 per day hours tours may be conducted at the superintendent’s discretion.
Lodging Season: Year-round
*FREMONT SRA - west edge of Fremont on U.S. 30 / 2351 County ARBOR LODGE SHP
Cabins: 2-bedroom, $140 per night
Road 18, Ames, NE 68621-2149 / Phone: (402)727-3290 P.O. Box 15, Nebraska City, NE 68410-0015
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; $50 with electric hookup
E-mail: ngpc.Fremont.Lakes@nebraska.gov / Camping: $12-$18 Phone: (402)873-7222 / E-mail: ngpc.Arbor.Lodge@nebraska.gov
Marina: Slips available for rent by day, month or season
Group Facility: Mon.-Thurs., $150; Fri.-Sun., $275 Mansion: April 14 – Oct. 28, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Arbor Day: April 27 -
*NIOBRARA STATE PARK 29, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; AppleJack Festival:Sept. 15 - 16, 10 a.m. – 5
*INDIAN CAVE SP - 65296 720 Rd., Shubert, NE 68437-9801 p.m.; Living History Sundays: Sept. 23 & 30, Oct. 7, & 14, 1a.m. –
89261 522 Ave., Niobrara, NE 68760-6087 Phone: (402)883-2575 / Fax: (402)402-883-2010 5 p.m. *All hours subject to change.
Phone: 402-857-3373 / Fax: 402-857-3420 E-mail: ngpc.Indian.Cave@nebraska.gov / Camping: $12/$18 per Admission: Adults (13 and up) $5, Children (3-12) $2, Under 2 Free
E-mail: ngpc.Niobrara@nebraska.gov night / Horse Trail Rides: $16 / Haunted Hollow Hayrack Ride:
Camping: $9.00 - $18.00 per night Adults, $7; Children, $5 / Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; ASH HOLLOW SHP
Lodging Season: Year-round P.O. Box 70, Lewellen, NE 69147-0070
$50 with electric hookup Phone: (308)778-8651 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cabins: 2-bedroom, $100; 3-bedroom, $110; House, $95 Visitor Center: May 26 – Sept. 3; Friday thru Sunday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. -
Group Day Use Facility: Kitchen & dining, $150 per day *JOHNSON LAKE SRA - 7 miles south of Lexington on U.S. 283
Phone: (308)785-2685 Closed Monday thru Thursday. Park Grounds: open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; $50 with electric hookup April 1 – Oct 31. Grounds closed, Nov 1 – March 31.
Horse Trail Rides: $16 E-mail: ngpc.Johnson.Lake@nebraska.gov / Camping: $12/$18 Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2; Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free
Swimming: Daily – Adults, $4; Children, $3. Season Pass – *LAKE MCCONAUGHY SRA - 9 miles north of Ogallala on Nebraska 61
Adults, $65; Children, $45; Family, $120. BOWRING RANCH SHP
Phone: (308)284-8800 / E-mail: ngpc.Lake.McConaughy@ P.O. Box 38, Merriman, NE 69218-0038
Missouri River Float Trip: Adults, $17; Children, $15 nebraska.gov / Camping: $7-$24; Visitor Center meeting room: Phone: (308)684-3428 / E-mail: email@example.com
Cookout: Adults, $9; Children, $6 $35 part / $60 whole; Private dock mooring fee: $125. Visitor Center: May 26 – Sept 3, Monday-Saturday (closed on
*PLATTE RIVER STATE PARK Wednesdays), 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays noon – 4 p.m.
*LAKE MINATARE SRA - 12 miles northeast of Scottsbluff / P.O. Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2; Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free
14421 346th St., P.O. Box 40, Louisville, NE 68037-3040 Box 188, Minatare, NE 69356. Phone: (308)783-2911
Phone: 402-234-2217 / Fax: 402-234-2520 E-mail: ngpc.Lake.Minatare@nebraska.gov BUFFALO BILL SHP
E-mail: ngpc.Platte.River@nebraska.gov Camping: $7-$18: Reserve a Picnic Shelter, $40 per day 2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road, North Platte, NE 69101-8444
Phone: (308)535-8035 / E-mail: ngpc.Buffalo.Bill@nebraska.gov
Camping: Available at nearby Louisville SRA & Eugene T. Mahoney SP *LAKE OGALLALA SRA - 9 miles north of Ogallala on Nebraska 61 House & Barn: March 19 – May 25, Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. –
Lodging Season: Housekeeping cabins available year-round. Phone: (308)284-8800 4 p.m, closed weekends; May 26 – Sept. 3, open seven days a week,
Rent-a-Tepee: Sleep 6-8, $20 per night E-mail: ngpc.Lake.McConaughy@nebraska.gov / Camping: $7-$18 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sept 4 – Oct 26, open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4
Camper Cabins (bedding & towels provided): 1-bedroom, $40; 2- p.m, closed weekends / House Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2;
bedroom, $50/$65; 3-bedroom, $75 *LOUISVILLE SRA - 0.2 miles northwest of Louisville on Nebraska 50 Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free / Historical Barn Rental: $550
Modern Housekeeping Cabins: (Bedding, towels, dishes, Phone: (402)234-6855 / E-mail: ngpc.Louisville@nebraska.gov
tableware and limited cooking utensils provided) 1-bedroom, $85; Camping: $11-$18 CHAMPION MILL SHP
73122 338 Ave., Enders, NE 69027-9302
2-bedroom, $105/$120; 3 & 4-bedroom, $115 Phone: (308)882-5860 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Barn: Sleeps 20, $130 MEDICINE CREEK SRA - 2 miles west & 7 miles north of Cambridge
Phone: (308)697-4667 / E-mail: email@example.com Exhibits: May 26 – Sept 3, Saturday & Sunday’s only 8 a.m. – noon;
Group Facilities (Day Use): Mallet or Scott lodges (including kitchen), 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. / Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2; Children (3-12), $1;
$260; Decker Creek Lodge (upper level), $90; Bison Hollow, $55 Camping: $7-$18
Under 2, free
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day; $50 with electric hookup *MORMON ISLAND SRA - Interstate 80 exit at U.S. 281
Horse Trail Rides: $16 FORT ATKINSON SHP
Phone: (308)385-6211 P.O. Box 240, Fort Calhoun, NE 68023-0240
Swimming: Daily – Adults, $4; Children, $3. Season Pass – E-mail: ngpc.Mormon.Island@nebraska.gov / Camping: $12/$18 Phone: (402)468-5611 / E-mail: ngpc.Fort.Atkinson@nebraska.gov
Adults, $65; Children, $45; Family, $120 Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center & Buildings: May 5 – 20 and
Activities Range: $1-7.50 *PAWNEE LAKE SRA - 2 miles north & 1 ½ miles west of Emerald
Sept 8 – Oct 14, open weekends only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 26
Paddleboat Rental: $8 for 4 people per half-hour Phone: (402)796-2362 / E-mail: ngpc.Pawnee@nebraska.gov – Sept. 3, open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Living History: schedule
Camping: $7-$18 with interpretations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as follows: May 5 & 6; June
*PONCA STATE PARK 2 & 3; June 30 & July 1; July 7 & 8; August 4 & 5; Sept. 1 & 2; Oct. 6 & 7.
88090 Spur 26E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096 RED WILLOW SRA - 11 miles north of McCook on U.S. 83
Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2; Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free
Phone: 402-755-2284 / Fax: 402-755-2593 Phone: (308)345-5899 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Camping: $7-$18 FORT HARTSUFF SHP
82034 Fort Ave., Burwell, NE 68823-9801
Camping: $12 - $18 per night *ROCK CREEK STATION SHP & SRA Phone: (308)346-4715 / E-mail: ngpc.Fort.Hartsuff@nebraska.gov
Lodging Season: Mini Lodges & Green Cabins are open year round 57426 710th Road, Fairbury, NE 68352-5550 / Phone: April 1 – Sept. 30; Most buildings open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. seven days
Cabins: 2-bedroom, $85; 4-bedroom Mini Lodges $270; (402)729-5777 / E-mail: ngpc.Rock.Creek.Station@nebraska.gov a week. Grounds open 8 a.m. to sunset. May 26 – Sept 3; Office
2-bedroom Green Cabins, $145 Camping: $12/$18: Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $40 per day & Gift Shop open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays or by
Meeting Rooms: Willow Room, $60; Sandbar, $80; River Bluff, appt. Buildings open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. seven days a week. Grounds
$175; Oxbow, $60; Classrooms, $35; Kitchen, $60 *SMITH FALLS SP - 18 miles east of Valentine open 8 a.m. to sunset. Oct. 1 – March 31; Most buildings open
LCD Projector Rental: $75 per day HC 13 Box 25, Valentine, NE 69201-9103. / Phone: (402)376-1306 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Grounds open 8 a.m. to sunset.
Horse Trail Rides: $16 Fax: (402)376-3558 / E-mail: email@example.com Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2; Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free
Swimming: Daily – Adults, $4; Children, $3. Season Pass – Camping: $4 per person per night (call Smith Falls directly for reservations)
Group Shelter: w/kitchen, $45; Scout Shelter: $30 FORT KEARNY SHP
Adults, $65; Children, $45; Family, $120. 1020 V Road, Kearney, NE 68847-9804
Cookout: Adults, $9; Children, $6 SWANSON LAKE SRA - 2 miles west of Trenton on U.S. 34 Phone: (308)865-5305 / E-mail: ngpc.Fort.Kearny@nebraska.gov
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $50 per day with electric hookup Phone: (308)345-5899 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Visitor Center & Buildings: March 4 – April 10, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily
Haunted Hollow Hayrack Ride: Adults, $7; Children, $5. Camping: $7-$18 (Crane Information Center), April 11 – May 20 by appointment only or
Pumpkin Roll, $2. at superintendent’s discretion, May 21 – Sept 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily.
Hayrack Rides: Adult, $4; children, $2 *WILLOW CREEK SRA - 2 miles southwest of Pierce Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2; Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free
Kayak Rental: $8 Phone: (402)329-4053 / E-mail: email@example.com ROCK CREEK STATION SHP
Naturalist Programs: $1-$5 Camping: $12/$18 / Horse Camping: $24 57426 710th Road, Fairbury, NE 68352-5550
*TWO RIVERS SRA *WINDMILL SRA - Interstate 80 Gibbon exit
27702 F Street, Waterloo, NE 68069-7012 Phone: (308)468-5700 / E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Visitor Center & Buildings: April 14 – May 6, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends
Phone: (402)359-5165 / Fax: (402)359-2563 Camping: $12/$18 only; May 7 – Sept 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Daily; Sept. 24 – Oct. 28,
E-mail: ngpc.Two.Rivers@nebraska.gov 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekends Only. / Admission: Adults (13 & up),$2;
Camping: $12-$21 per night Non-Modern Camping Children (3-12), $1; Under 2, free
Horse Camping: $12 (primitive) PICNIC SHELTERS
Caboose Lodging Season: May – Sept. Non-modern and day-use areas are available year-round. These Group picnic shelters may be reserved at some areas. A reservation may be made online,
phone, or in person up to a year in advance. Fees are $50 with electricity and $40 without.
Union Pacific Caboose Cabins: Sleep 6, $75 unstaffed areas use self-registration envelopes. (* indicates electricity). Reservations require a $7 reservation fee in addition to the regular shelter fee.
To enjoy your caboose to the fullest, please plan ahead to bring ALEXANDRIA SRA* - 4 miles east of Alexandria - $7/$13
Shelters are available by reservation at Chadron, Fort Robinson, Indian Cave, Eugene T.
Mahoney, Niobrara, Platte River, Ponca and Smith Falls state parks. Fort Kearny and Rock
the following items: Bedding or sleeping bags (mattresses BLUESTEM SRA - 2 ½ miles west of Sprague - $7 Creek Station state historical parks; Branched Oak, Lake Minatare, Calamus, Victoria
provided), towels and soap, eating utensils, charcoal and lighter BOX BUTTE SRA* - 9 ½ miles north of Hemingford - $7/$13 Springs and Lewis & Clark state recreation areas.
fluid for grill cooking, cooking utensils, pillows. No pets are allowed BRIDGEPORT SRA - West edge of Bridgeport on U.S. 26 Scenic Route - $7 ✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰
in the cabooses. BUFFALO BILL SRA* - 2 miles north of the intersection of highway 30 THE COWBOY TRAIL
Bicycle Rentals: (seasonal) $4 hour and Buffalo Bill Ave. - $7/$13 State Recreation & Nature Trail
Trout Lake: opens 2nd Saturday in March (weather permitting) $4 a tag Champion Lake SRA - West edge of Champion off U.S. 6 or S-15A - $7 195 miles of the 320-mile long Cowboy Trail from Norfolk to Chadron are now open for
Cheyenne SRA - Interstate 80 exit 300, Wood River interchange - $7 day-use, including biking, hiking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.
*VICTORIA SPRINGS SRA (No motorized vehicles please.) The sections now open are from Valentine to Norfolk. A
Conestoga SRA*- 2 miles north of Denton on S-55A - $7/$15 voluntary trail user fee is requested. For more information about sections that are open,
43400 Hwy S 21A, Anselmo, NE 68813-7036 Cottonwood SRA - ½ mile east & ½ mile south of Merriman - $7 call (402)471-5511 or go online at www.outdoornebraska.org.
Phone: (308)749-2235 Dead Timber SRA - 4 miles north, 1 ½ miles east, & 1 mile south of ✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰✰
Scribner on U.S. 275 / Phone: 402-664-3597 - $7/$15
E-mail: email@example.com Gallagher Canyon SRA - 10 miles south, 2 miles east, 1 mile north & 1
Any program that receives federal funding from the National Park Service, or the United States Fish
and Wildlife Service prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age,
Camping: $11-17 per night mile west of Cozad - $7 gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability or political affiliation. Any person who believes
he or she has been discriminated against in any program, activity, facility, or service, should contact
Lodging Season: May – Nov. Keller Park SRA* - 5 miles east, 7 ½ miles north of Ainsworth - $7/$15 the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, NE 402-471-0641, the Equal Opportunity
Cabins: 2-bedroom, $65 Lake Maloney SRA* - 6 miles south, 1 mile west of North Platte - $7/$15 Commission, Lincoln, NE 402-471-2024, TTY/TDD 402-471-4693; United States Fish Wildlife Service,
Civil Rights Coordinator, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203; Director, Equal Opportunity
Paddleboat Rental: $5 for 2 people Long Pine SRA - 1 mile north, 1 mile west of Long Pine - $7/$9 Program, U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Code 0008,
Memphis SRA - At Memphis on Nebraska 63 $7 Washington, D.C. 20240-0001.
Reserve a Picnic Shelter: $50 per day with electrical hookup