Hunting in State Parks
Game and Parks offers limited hunting opportunities in its state parks, state recreation areas and state historical parks.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission offers limited hunting opportunities in its state parks, state recreation areas and state historical parks. Special regulations apply, and hunting access permits are often required. Trapping is authorized by special permit and only when depredation is occurring. A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering state park, state recreation area or state historical park lands.
To find out which Nebraska Game and Parks state recreation areas allow hunting, explore the Public Access Atlas.
Nebraska also offers other locations to hunt, including Open Fields and Waters lands, wildlife management areas, federal lands and on conservation partner lands.
Purchase hunting, big game and turkey permits, as well as supertags and combo lotteries.
Reservations are accepted for cabins, lodge rooms, and group lodges up to one year in advance of the arrival date. Reservations for camping are accepted up to 180 days in advance of arrival date. The Reservation Call Center hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. (CT) and closed on holidays.