Rock Creek Station State Recreation Area

  • Biking
  • Camping
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Playground

Rock Creek Station State Recreation Area is a 40-acre campground adjacent to Rock Creek Station State Historical Park. Campers can enjoy the beautiful campground and the adjacent historical park visitor center and grounds. Reservations are accepted for half of the Electric campsites.

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Rock Creek State Recreation Area and the adjacent historical park have 6 miles of non-motorized, multi-use trails that wind through beautiful native grasses and wooded areas. Trail goers and nature enthusiasts will enjoy the creeks and historic sites along the way. For horseback riders, a horse staging area and the trailhead is located adjacent to the equestrian campground.


Rock Creek Station SRA offers 38 picnic tables, 38 grills and three picnic shelters.

Rock Creek Station State Historical Park

Rock Creek is a state historical park adjacent to Rock Creek Station SRA, encompassing 350 acres of prairie hilltops, timber-studded creek bottoms, and rugged ravines. Deep ruts, carved by the many wagons that traveled the Oregon and California trails remain plainly visible at this picturesque park. Rich history and beautiful scenery draw visitors from near and far. Attractions include reconstructed historic buildings, living history demonstrations and a visitor center. Visit the Rock Creek Station State Historical Park page for a full list of attractions and amenities.



Rock Creek Station SRA offers Electric, Basic and Basic Equestrian campsites. There are 25 camping pads with 30-amp electrical hookups. The campground has a modern shower and restroom building for those who are registered to camp. Drinking water and a dump and fill station are available.

Camping reservations are available for half of the electrical campsites. All other camping is first-come, first-served and campers register their nightly camping fees in a raised, locked box called an Iron Ranger. Self-service envelopes are provided at each Iron Ranger station. Check or cash only. Iron Rangers are generally located near the park entrance or in the campground area. On-site camping informational signs are provided to help guide campers with the self-registration process.

Equestrian camping

Rock Creek Station State Recreation Area has a Basic Equestrian camping horse camp area that includes 20 individual corrals that are set in groups of four, water for horse and rider, picnic tables, grills, Basic camping and a day use area. Riders can access the six miles of trails directly from the equestrian campground. All equestrian camping and corrals are on a first-come, first-serve basis.



A park entry permit is required and may be purchased at statewide Game and Parks offices and permit vendors or in advance of your arrival online.


Contact Information

Address: Rock Creek Station SRA | 57426 710th Rd. | Fairbury, NE 68352
Phone: (402) 729-5777

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