Here’s to Your State Parks

Here’s to days spent roaming Nebraska’s incredible state parks. To sleeping beneath the stars and soaking up the natural beauty of each part of our state — from the buttes of Fort Robinson State Park to the forested hills of Platte River State Park.

Your parks graphicHere’s to casting a line, and then another. To always jumping in feet first. To letting time float by as you enjoy campgrounds and beaches, trails and open water.

From Chadron State Park to Indian Cave State Park, and every recreation area, historical and state park in between, Nebraska’s state parks are the place for your adventures. For your memories.

Here’s to going out and enjoying your Nebraska State Parks.

Get your permit for adventure

Nebraska offers annual and daily permits for residents and nonresidents to explore everything parks have to offer. They’re your parks. Get your pass to explore them!

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Find the park for you

Explore Nebraska’s park areas, which offer a diversity of outdoor opportunities. Each type of park has its own distinct setting, amenities and activities to bring your trip to life.


Discover more opportunity

Our parks offer places to camp, places to swim, places to discover your wild side or explore Nebraska’s wild places. Find more opportunities and get answers to your common park questions:

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Find events

Our 76 gorgeous state park and recreations areas host a plethora of events throughout the year. From bird hikes to kayak races, Living History events to family outdoor days, our parks host something fun for every outdoor enthusiast.

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