Introduction to Nebraska state parks

Some generalities about Nebraska state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Platte River State Park Nebraska

Platte River State Park

Park Address: 14421 346th St, Louisville, NE 68037

Park Description: The state park has a relatively steep, rolling topography compared to the surrounding region, with much of it forested.

Popular Park Sites: Harriet Harding Campfire, spray park, Crawdad Creek, Decker Creek and a mixture of cabins.

Platte River State Park Visitors Guide

Ponca State Park Nebraska

Ponca State Park

Park Address: 88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770

Park Description: Twenty-two miles of hiking and biking trails wind through the deep ravines and hilltop ridges of the park.

Popular Park Sites: Eric Wiebe Memorial Shooting Complex, Newcastle Campground, Three Pillars and a plethora of hiking trails.

Ponca State Park Visitors Guide

Chadron State Park Nebraska

Chadron State Park

Park Address: 15951 Gold Rush Byway, Chadron, NE 69337

Park Description: Activities include swimming in a regulation-sized pool, horseback riding, archery, disc golf, hiking, tennis, sand volleyball, and fishing.

Chadron State Park Visitors Guide

Arbor Lodge State Park Lodge

Arbor Lodge State Park

Park Address: 2600 Arbor Ave, Nebraska City, NE 68410

Park Description: The former estate of the founder of Arbor Day, this park features a mansion, arboretum & trail.

Popular Park Sites: Morton Family House, Indian Cave, Bodega Victoriana Winery and Arbor Day Farm.

Arbor Lodge State Park Visitors Guide

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Fort Robinson State Park 

Park Address: Soldier Creek Rd & US Hwy 20, Crawford, NE 69339

Park Description: 22,000 natural acres for recreation & lodging in Pine Ridge, plus a museum & a buffalo herd.

Popular Park Sites: Belmont Tunnel, Red Cloud Buttes, Soldier Creek Wilderness and Saddle Rock.

Fort Robinson State Park Visitors Guide