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Ponca State Park

88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
+1 402-755-2284
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Great trails!

My boyfriend and I found this park by mistake, and we had a great time! There were beautiful hiking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
obohn73
via mobile
Ponca State Park Camping

On my 15th birthday me and my dad went to Ponca State Park for camping. It was a wonderful drive... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
natemonjarez777
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Omaha, Nebraska
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“missouri river” (13 reviews)
“great weekend” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
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+1 402-755-2284
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"missouri river"
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"nature"
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"fishing"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I found this park by mistake, and we had a great time! There were beautiful hiking trails, and a very cute visitor center. Overall, a great state park!

Thank obohn73
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

On my 15th birthday me and my dad went to Ponca State Park for camping. It was a wonderful drive and wonderful place to stay. The fishing was horrible but the nature and weather was absolutely wonderful. There are walking trails and a overlook of...More

Thank natemonjarez777
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went with a group of families and tent camped. We had kids from 6-14. They have trail rides, archery with instruction, a new wonderful pool the kids loved, trails for hiking, canoe adventures, and a gold course and just quite. The park has RV...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stayed at the rustic cabins on a hill. Even though it was very hot out, we were cool with all the trees. It is a very nice park that is not to over developed. You can ride horses or swim in there nice, new...More

2  Thank firefly331
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

The Ponca State Park is nestled in the extreme NE. corner of Nebraska where the Missouri River borders South Dakota Iowa and Nebraska. They recently opened a new aquatics center, as I have not seen it but I hear its really nice. The have a...More

2  Thank John A
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Very nice park. We stayed in a mini lodge and we were impressed. Brand new swimming pool. Nice playground for the kids. Not overrun with people. Lots of hiking.

1  Thank fjward
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great park with beautiful scenery, fun activities and good camping sites or cabins. We have been here before in the autumn and in the heat of summer. This time it was cold and windy. No matter the weather or time of year...More

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It is a nice park and the different views are very pretty. There are a number of walks that are nice and easy. Pretty park and nice place for a day visit

Thank GHarycki
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

There was a lot to do for young children. There was great food. The only down fall was long lines. The greatest thing was the shuttles. Would I recommend it to a friend? YES

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Ponca State Park facilities have been upgraded and made more family friendly. You can still rent a rustic cabin (with pretty complete kitchens and air conditioning) but you can also rent new lodges that are lovely with a home-in-the-woods feel. New swimming pool, shooting range,...More

3  Thank Huskr
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Samira F
20 March 2018|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Daily fee for Nebraska state parks, for non-residents, is $8 per day. It is $46 for an annual permit. See: ngpc-home.ne.gov and then and select "Park Permits". The larger state parks have offices in which you can buy a... More
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Sandytapani
7 September 2017|
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Response from firefly331 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think you should call the camp ground and ask them. Maybe if enough people complain, they would change it. That price is ridiculous!!!!
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EnjoyThis
17 June 2017|
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Response from fjward | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant in the park but the town of Ponca has grocery stores and restaurants
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