Chadron State Park

Chadron State Park


Location:9 miles south of Chadron on US 385.
Facilities:88 campsites (70 with electrical hookups), modern restrooms, showers, 22 cabins, picnic areas, 5 picnic shelters, playground, craft center, snack bar, swimming pool, hiking trails (6 miles), mountain bike trails (4 miles), mountain bike rentals, paddleboat rentals, concessions.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback trail rides, interpretive programs.
Special Features:At an elevation of nearly 5,000 feet, park lies in the heart of the Nebraska National Forest (see separate entry in national forests section) and is dominated by ponderosa pines.
Address:15951 Hwy 385
Chadron, NE 69337

Phone:308-432-6167
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 972 acres.

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These nymphs were noted at Chadron State Park, about 14.5 km (9 miles) south of Chadron, Nebraska in Dawes County, and along King Canyon Road, about 9.7 km (6 miles) south of Chadron, also in Dawes County.
On October 14, 2014, we returned to Chadron State Park. By this date, the green ash trees had lost virtually all of their leaves.
DAWES County: Nebraska National Forest, 19 km W of Chadron, on rock, Morgan 573; SW of Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan 547.
DAWES County: Nebraska National Forest, 30 km SW of Chadron, on rotten log, Morgan and Egan 380; Fort Robinson State Park, 2 miles NW of Fort Robinson, on bark, Egan 13374; Chadron State Park, 8 miles S of Chadron, on Pinus, Egan 13344; SCOTTS BLUFF: Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area, 10 miles S of Scottsbluff, on bark, Egan 13462.
DAWES County: Nebraska National Forest, 30 km SW of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 385, 393; 19 km SW of Chadron, on rock, Morgan 566; Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan 531, 545; on rock, Morgan and Egan 443; on rock, Egan 13330; KEYA PAHA: Niobrara Valley Preserve, on exposed caliche face, Ladd 16461, 16470; on weathered concrete, Ladd 16562; SCOTTS BLUFF: Scotts Bluff National Monument, on rock, Wetmore 77500, 77504, 77532, 77534, 77559, 77593, 77597, 77605, 77658, 77682, 77704, on Rhus, Wetmore 77593, on Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Wetmore 77579; SIOUX: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, on rock, Wetmore 77840, 77914, 77932; Ft.
DAWES County: Chadron State Park, 8 miles S of Chadron, on base of Pinus ponderosa, Egan 13339; SIOUX: 4 miles N of Harrison, on soil, Kiener 27059 (MIN, OMA).
DAWES County: Chadron State Park, on soil, Kiener 21683; KEYA PAHA: Niobrara Valley Preserve, on exposed, friable caliche, Ladd 16585.
BROWN County: Bobcat State Wildlife Management Area, 20 km N of Ainsworth, on rock, Morgan and Egan 267; Keller Park State Recreation Area, 15 km NE of Ainsworth, on rock, Morgan and Egan 224; DAWES: Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan 540, 541, 546; Egan 13337; GARDEN: Ash Hollow, 22 miles NW of Ogallala, on rock, Wetmore 77407; KEYA PAHA: Niobrara Valley Preserve, on exposed caliche, Ladd 16457, 16590; SCOTTS BLUFF: Scotts Bluff National Monument, on rock, Wetmore 77542; SIOUX: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, on rock, Wetmore 77893, 77906.
DAWES County: Nebraska National Forest, 30 km SW of Chadron, on Pinus, Morgan and Egan 369; Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on Pinus, Morgan and Egan 432.
DAWES County: Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 442,443.
DAWES County: Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 438; GARDEN: Ash Hollow, 22 miles NW of Ogallala, on rock, Wetmore 77405; SCOTTS BLUFF: Scotts Bluff National Monument, on rock, Wetmore 77440, 77453, 77461, 77465, 77540, 77546, 77561, 77563, 77620, 77656, 77683, 77700; SIOUX: 13 miles N of Mitchell, on rock, Wetmore 77750; Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, on rock, Wetmore 77815, 77845, 77877, 77888, 77895, 77938, 77944, 77954, 77967.