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Ponca State Park

88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
+1 402-755-2284
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A really nice state park for people of all ages

The Ponca State Park is nestled in the extreme NE. corner of Nebraska where the Missouri River... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
John A
Dakota City, Nebraska
Great Memorial Day Weekend

Very nice park. We stayed in a mini lodge and we were impressed. Brand new swimming pool. Nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
+1 402-755-2284
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank fjward
Reviewed 3 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
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
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
Reviewed 9 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

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent Labor Day weekend at Ponca State Park. Our family rented 8 of the rustic cabins and had such a great time. They do have modern cabins but I would recommend the rustic cabins if you want to be in the park and closer...More

Thank SuzyG93
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The park has so many great spots for camping, hiking trails throughout, river for fishing/boating, and weekend activities at the education center. We loved visiting the water slide/pool the last weekend of summer. Super happy we brought bikes (though the hills are aplenty!). Kids were...More

Thank Jana M
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of the new cabins and other recent development at the entrance area, but what a beautiful park! All kinds of hiking trails and beautiful views. Definite must visit.

Thank John J
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

When my family purposed a reunion in Ponca, NE, I thought, "You've got to be kidding!" We live all over: Boston, Baltimore, Ottawa, St. Louis, Saskatchewan, Colorado and Washington state with a few close-by relatives. But I was wrong. What a treasure this place is:...More

Thank Farmickson
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Margaret C
Are there pictures of the 'rustic cabins' and the modern ones on this site?
16 August 2016|
Response from Angelo T | Reviewed this property |
I know they have the modern ones on there, didn't notice the rustic ones on there. They're planning to rebuild some of them.