Fort Kearny SRA, NE

Summary Fort Kearny SRA offers 186 acres dotted with sandpit lakes. In the spring, the world's largest concentration of sandhill cranes and waterfowl gathers in the central Platte River valley. Facilities include electrical and primitive camp pads, showers, dump station, modern...
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FORT KEARNY CAMPGROUND STANDARD 8 54 Back-In
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FORT KEARNY CAMPGROUND STANDARD 8 34 Back-In
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Overview

Description

Summary
Fort Kearny SRA offers 186 acres dotted with sandpit lakes. In the spring, the world's largest concentration of sandhill cranes and waterfowl gathers in the central Platte River valley. Facilities include electrical and primitive camp pads, showers, dump station, modern restrooms, water at the dump station, picnic tables, grills, shelters, wheelchair-accessible fishing pier, nature trail, non power boating and hike-bike trail.

Attractions
Fort Kearny SRA boasts excellent camping facilities, eight sandpit lakes for fishing, a swimming beach, nature trails and historical exhibits at nearby Fort Kearny State Historical Park.

Campground Notes
Fort Kearny provides modern and primitive tent camping. There are showers and modern restrooms, plus a trailer dump station. Stately cottonwood trees, some over 100 years old, shade much of the camping area.

Booking Window
Tue Aug 05 2014 - Sun Aug 02 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Apr 16 2014 Wed Oct 15 2014
Walk In Thu Oct 16 2014 Wed Apr 15 2015
Peak Thu Apr 16 2015 Thu Oct 15 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Archeological Sites
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Campground Host
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Driftwood Collecting
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Campers
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group/Community Facility
  • Hiking Trail
  • Jogging/Running
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Pier, Fishing
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Scenic Driving Routes
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Park Lake
  • Swimming - River
  • Walking
  • Water Access, River/Stream
  • Water Fillup Station
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • PROGRAMS, HISTORY
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Area Attraction
  • Art & Museum
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Car Rentals
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Catering
  • Church
  • Culture
  • Dining
  • Emergency Services
  • Grocery Store
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Lodging, Group Facilities
  • MEETING SPACE
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Maintenance,Vehicle
  • Mall
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Museum
  • Pay Telephone
  • Put-Put
  • Restaurant
  • Retail , Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks/Ice/Snack
  • Retail,Supplies
  • Shopping
  • Town
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $7.00 non-refundable on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard

Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests must be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail to the park where the reservation is held.

A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. Additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 30 days prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 16 2014 -
Oct 15 2014
STANDARD $12.00-$20.00
Walk In Season
Oct 16 2014 -
Apr 15 2015
STANDARD $7.00-$15.00
Peak Season
Apr 16 2015 -
Oct 15 2015
STANDARD $13.00-$20.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
To get to Fort Kearny State Recreation Area, you would take I-80 to the Minden exit, 279 south on Hwy 10 for 3 miles. Next, turn west onto Hwy 50A for 3 miles.

Or from the Kearney exit, 272 south on Hwy 44 for 2 miles. Then east on Hwy 50A for 4 miles. Fort Kearny State Recreation Area, is 1 mile east and 1 mile north of the Historical Park.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Fort Kearny SRA
1020 V Road
Kearney  NE  68847-8043

Phone Number:

Project Office: (308)865-5305
Additional Information