There are 22 two bedroom, housekeeping cabins available from mid april to mid november, plus a group camp/conference facility. chadron boasts a top-notch modern campground with 70 pads all with 30 amp electrical hookups. excellent hike-bike trails lace the park and adjoining forest service lands.

Eugene T. Mahoney

The dominant feature of the park, the peter kiewit lodge, offers 40 guest rooms, each with private bath. there are sleeping lofts and fireplaces in 16 rooms. each has two queen beds. the peter kiewit lodge also houses the restaurant (where guests can dine with the scenic platte river as a backdrop), a gift shop and meeting rooms. the restaurant can also cater meals for group activities.

Fort Robinson

Western nebraska's premier state park, fort robinson, west of crawford, has it all -- with more than 22,000 acres of exquisite pine ridge scenery, compelling old west history, exceptional lodging, loads of fun-time activities, scenic camping and the park's own buffalo and longhorn herds.

Indian Cave

With 3,052 rugged acres bordering the mighty missouri river, indian cave is a pristine area, devoted to camping, hiking and backpacking, picnicking, nature and wilderness activities. located 10 miles south of brownville and 5 miles east on s 64e, indian cave boasts a variety of hardwood trees, shrubs and other flora. there are 22 miles of hiking trails in the park.


Situated at the confluence of the niobrara and missouri rivers on nebraska's northeastern border, niobrara state park offers visitors an opportunity to sample a wide range of outdoor experiences. cabins, camping from rvs to tents, picnicking, swimming pool (open mid june - mid august), boat ramps, horseback trail rides, hiking, fishing, history or communing with mother nature are all availble at this exceptional state park.

Platte River

Platte river state park is an innovative area, where the commission has implemented some intriguing concepts in park lodging, management and design. this up-to-the-minute facility offers a wide range of activities and lodging choices, while keeping costs to a minimum.


Situated astride the picturesque missouri river bluffs in northeastern nebraska, ponca state park is the eastern gateway to the 59-mile section of the missouri national recreational river, one of two unchannelized stretches of the river bordering nebraska

Smith Falls

Nebraska's newest state park straddles the niobrara national scenic river, 18 miles east of valentine. the park protects the biological and scenic significance of the location, while allowing the public to view the state's highest waterfall. the area primarily serves day-use visitors, canoers on the niobrara river and canoe campers.