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.

See other parks in Nebraska.
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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.
BROWN County: Keller Park State Recreation Area, 15 km NE of Ainsworth, on rock, Morgan and Egan 217; DAWES: Nebraska National Forest, 30 km SW of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 390; Chadron State Park, 15 km S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 436, 437; SCOTTS BLUFF: Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area, 20 km S of Scottsbluff, Morgan and Egan 456, 460; SIOUX: Smiley Canyon Scenic Drive, 3 miles WNW efFort Robinson, on rock, Egan 13389; Ft.
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.
3 miles E of Nenzel, Hughes 044-A; Samuel McKelvie National Forest, 17 miles SSW of Nenzel, on lignum, Egan 13270, 13279; on Pinus, Morgan and Egan 342, 362; CUSTER: Anselmo, Kiener 28133; DAWES: Chadron State Park, 8 miles S of Chadron, on Pinus, Egan 13341; DOUGLAS: 3 miles S of Elk City, Hughes 0001-E; GREELEY: 1 mile N of Greeley, Hughes 008-A; 8.
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.
BROWN County: Keller State Park Recreation Area, 15 km NE of Ainsworth, on rock, Morgan and Egan 223,237; DAWES: Nebraska National Forest, 30 km SW of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 381; Chadron State Park, 8 miles S of Chadron, on rock, Morgan and Egan 439, Egan 13331, 13335; Nebraska National Forest, 19 km SW of Chadron, on rock, Morgan 567, 568; SCOTTS BLUFF: Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area, 20 km S of Scottsbluff, on rock, Morgan and Egan 452, 455; Egan 13439.
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.