Chadron State Park: A 973 acre park in northwest Nebraska with six miles of hiking trails and four miles of mountain biking trails. It is adjacent to the Nebraska National Forest.
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park: A modern park located midway between Lincoln and Omaha with observation tower, aquatic center, indoor playground as well as hiking and biking trails. Guests of the park’s Peter Kiewit Lodge enjoy balconies with a view of the Platte River valley.
Fort Robinson State Park: A 22,000+ acre park with a former U.S. Army fort, Pine Ridge scenery, scenic camping and both buffalo and longhorn herds. It is considered one of the best places in the country to hold a family reunion.
Indian Cave State Park: A 3,052 acre park along the Missouri River named for the park’s large sandstone cave. Popular activities include camping, hiking, biking, and nature watching.
Niobrara State Park: A 1,640 acre park in the northeast corner of Nebraska at the confluence of the Missouri and Niobrara rivers.
Platte River State Park: A 519 acre park located on the southern bluffs of the Platte River halfway between Lincoln and Omaha. It is heavily forested with beautiful views of the river.
Ponca State Park: This park is the eastern gateway to the 59 mile section of the Missouri National Recreational River. The park sits in the picturesque bluffs of the Missouri River in northeastern Nebraska. It has more than 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking.
Smith Falls State Park: This park is home to Nebraska’s highest waterfall and is a popular destination for camping as well as canoeing, kayaking and tubing in Niobrara River.