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Start Your Outdoor Adventure

The best side of Nebraska is outside your door. It’s waiting for you now, in park areas, wild places and waterways statewide. See what's possible and get ready for an experience you'll only find here.

Let’s Go Outside
& Get a Little Wild

Look beneath Nebraska skies and you’ll find naturally inviting areas with ample room to play, relax and reconnect. Discover and explore more than 70 state park areas, each packed with opportunity for outside fun and plenty of different ways to embrace your wild side.

Experience Outdoor
Fun for Everyone

Nebraska state parks are vast and varied, offering something different for us all to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for the perfect spot for your family camping trip, want to set out on a rough and rugged trail, or need a new spot to go for a swim, you’ll always find an unforgettable experience waiting for you outside.


Sleep Under the Stars

From traditional tent camping to glamping sites, you can find a style that’s right for you.

Animated swimsuits with a beachball

Go For A Dip

Whether you like to dip your toe in first or prefer to jump right in, find the best spots for making a splash.


Hit the Trail

Find rustic dirt paths, challenging mountain biking courses and wide, paved trails: all within Nebraska’s state parks.


On The Water

Load up your kayak or canoe and launch into one of Nebraska’s gentle rivers. Paddle at your own pace as the stunning scenery floats by.


Next-Level Excitement

Rope courses, climbing walls, zip lines and other unexpected activities are sure to surprise and delight. They are adventures for all ages.


Spot Some Wildlife

Make some new friends as you encounter everything from bison and river otters to more than 400 species of bird.

More Enjoyment Awaits

No matter what you’re looking for — adventure, connection, quiet – there’s no limit to what we can discover, experience and enjoy beneath Nebraska skies.


With nearly 450 lakes and streams and more than 100 species of fish, thrilling fishing adventures await even the most avid anglers. No matter where you decide to cast a line, you can count on landing a great outing.


Nebraska is one of the best places in the country to hunt and explore, all because of its diverse game and gorgeous landscapes found beneath iconic, scenic skies.

Need Some More Inspiration?

Our guidebooks are a great resource for learning about Nebraska,
our state parks and all the opportunities awaiting within.

Helpful Resources

Have a few questions you’d like answered before heading out into the great outdoors? We can help! Check out responses to our most common questions, including current admission and licensing costs.

Make a Reservation

Browse all available lodging options then book a campsite or cabin at any of your Nebraska state parks.

Join the Fun

Exciting events are always on the schedule. See what’s going down so you don’t miss your chance to get in on the fun.