BESSEY RECREATION COMPLEX

Type: Camping – HALSEY NE Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Bessey Recreation Complex and campground is located in central Nebraska, adjacent to Middle Loup River, offering visitors opportunities to enjoy the scenery, relax, and recreate. Natural Features: The Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands are located in central and western Nebraska and South Dakota. This area is made up of two national forests, […]

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METHODIST COVE

Type: Camping – REPUBLICAN CITY NE Phone: 308-799-2105 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Methodist Cove Park is located on the west side of Harlan County Lake by Alma, Nebraska. The 13,000-acre Harlan County Lake is the second largest lake in the state. The lake and surrounding land hold great appeal for sportsmen, birders, naturalists or anyone wanting to just get away. Natural Features: Located […]

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NEBRASKA TAILWATERS

Type: Camping – CROFTON NE Phone: 402-667-2546 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Nebraska Tailwaters, nestled along the Nebraska bank of the Missouri River, is a fun-filled camping destination below Gavins Point Dam. Lewis and Clark Lake, a favorite recreation lake in the Great Plains, was formed by the Gavins Point Dam. Below the dam is Lake Yankton and the Missouri River. Each of these […]

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HUNTER COVE

Type: Camping – REPUBLICAN CITY NE Phone: 308-799-2105 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Hunter Cove Park is located on the eastern end of Harlan County Lake near Republican City, Nebraska. The 13,000-acre Harlan County Lake is the second largest lake in Nebraska. The lake and surrounding land hold great appeal for sportsmen, birders, naturalists or anyone wanting to just get away. Natural Features: Located […]

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COTTONWOOD (NE)

Type: Camping – CROFTON NE Phone: 402-667-2546 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Cottonwood recreation area is on a lush piece of land between the border of Nebraska and South Dakota. On one side is the smaller Lake Yankton and on the other, visitors will find the much larger, Lewis and Clark Lake–an impoundment of the Missouri River. Natural Features: Lewis and Clark Lake forms […]

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Soldier Creek Wilderness

Type:  –  NE Official Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nebraska/recarea/?recid=80609 Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Soldier Creek Wilderness was created by an act of Congress in 1986 and is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. It covers an area of 7,794 acres (31.54 km²) within the Pine Ridge section of the Nebraska National Forest bordering

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East Ash Trailhead

Type:  –  NE Official Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nebraska/recarea/?recid=10627 Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  This provides non-motorized access to the Pine Ridge Trail, the Pine Ridge National Recreation Area, and the West Ash Trailhead. Trail distances for mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding are:    &nbs Directions: From intersection of Highway 385 and Highway 20, southwest on Highway 20, 9.4 miles to Eleson Road. South 3 miles, road jogs .5 miles […]

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French Creek Camping Area

Type:  –  NE Official Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nebraska/recarea/?recid=10634 Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Small developed campground with picnic tables, fire rings, water, and a vault toilet Directions: to the east of Fairburn, South Dakota Latitude: 43.6622 Longitude: -103.0227 Address (If available): French Creek Camping Area , NE   

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Fort Pierre National Grassland

Type:  –  NE Official Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nebraska/recarea/?recid=10637 Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  The Fort Pierre National Grassland offers a wide variety of recreation opportunities from dispersed camping to hunting and fishing.  With the north boundary of the Grassland being located approximately 8 miles south of Pierre, South Dakota; v Directions:  The Fort Pierre National Grassland is located in Central South Dakota.  Visitors taking Interstate […]

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Travel on National Forest Land

Type:  –  NE Official Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nebraska/recarea/?recid=71938 Phone:  Email (If available):  Description:  Travel on Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands: Including Bessey Ranger District near Halsey, McKelvie National Forest near Valentine, Pine Ridge Ranger District near Chadron, and Oglala National Grasslands near Crawford. All motorized Directions:  Latitude:  Longitude:  Address (If available): Travel on National Forest Land , NE   

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