Day Trips Part Three: State Parks & Recreation Areas | Columbus Norfolk Moms

August has arrived!  Summer may be slowly slipping away, but that means the weather gets cooler!  So, this week we are sharing all about State Parks and State Recreation Areas that would be easy to visit for a day trip for anyone in Northeast Nebraska.

Pack a lunch.  Pack the bikes.  Pack the fishing poles, swimsuits, and sunscreen.  Whatever you do and wherever you go have fun and make more memories before the school year starts!

Nebraska State Parks

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park

86930 517th Ave.
Royal, NE 68773

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

28500 W Park Hwy.
Ashland, NE 68003

Niobrara State Park

89261 522 Ave.
Niobrara, NE 68760

Platte River State Park

14421 346th St.
Louisville, NE 68037

Ponca State Park

88090 Spur 26 E.
Ponca, NE 68770

Iowa State Parks

Lewis & Clark State Park

21914 Park Loop
Onawa, IA 51040

Preparation Canyon State Park

340th St.
Moorhead, IA 51558

Stone State Park

5001 Talbot Rd.
Sioux City, IA 51103

Nebraska State Recreation Areas

Danish Alps State Recreation Area

1260 200th St.
Hubbard, NE 68741

Dead Timber State Recreation

Pebble, NE 68057

Fremont State Recreation Area

4349 State Lakes Rd.
Fremont, NE 68025

Hord Lake State Recreation Area

Central City, NE 68826

Lewis & Clark State Recreation Area

Crofton, NE 68730

Maple Creek Recreation Area

Rd 1a
Leigh, NE 68643

Maskenthine State Recreation Area

Stanton, NE 68779

Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area

NE-97 & Cedar Bay
Valentine, NE 69201

Oxbow Trail Recreation Area

Road L and, State Spur 12C
Ulysses, NE 68669

Springfield State Recreation Area

1412 Boat Basin Dr.
Springfield, SD 57062

Summit Lakes State Recreation Area

2787 Co Rd G
Tekamah, NE 68061

Weigand Recreation Area

54878 897 Rd.
Crofton, NE 68730

Willow Creek Recreation Area

54876 852nd Rd.
Pierce, NE 68767

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