Ponca State Park


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Ponca State Park


Location:2 miles north of Ponca.
Facilities:157 campsites (72 with electrical hookups), 14 housekeeping cabins, modern restrooms, showers, picnic areas, picnic shelters, hiking trails (20 miles), mountain bike trails (17 miles), swimming pool, boat ramp, docks, resource and education center with exhibit area, field laboratory, and conference rooms; golf course with clubhouse nearby.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, guided horseback trail rides, hayrides and other planned group events, education programs.
Special Features:Park is situated along the Missouri River bluffs in northeastern Nebraska and is the eastern gateway to a 59-mile section of the Missouri National Recreational River. Located at the park is the Missouri National Recreational River Resource and Education Center, and the park offers one of the state's most comprehensive outdoor/environmental education programs. The park is named for the Ponca Indians, whose chief (Standing Bear) fought and won the court battle to have the Indian declared a person under American Law.
Address:PO Box 688
Ponca, NE 68770

Phone:402-755-2284
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 859 acres.

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