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NEBRASKA TAILWATERS, NE

Nebraska Tailwaters, nestled along the Nebraska bank of the Missouri River, is a fun-filled camping destination below Gavins Point Dam. Lewis and Clark Lake, a favorite recreation lake in the Great Plains, was formed by the Gavins Point Dam. Below the dam is Lake Yankton and the...
Status: Open through Mon Oct 13 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Sites are first come, first served outside the reservation season
  • All pets must be on a leash
  • Fireworks Prohibited
  • Campsites limited to one wheeled camping unit and two tents, or three tents
  • To reserve the group picnic shelter, call 402-667-7873
    Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Nebraska Tailwaters, nestled along the Nebraska bank of the Missouri River, is a fun-filled camping destination below Gavins Point Dam.

Lewis and Clark Lake, a favorite recreation lake in the Great Plains, was formed by the Gavins Point Dam. Below the dam is Lake Yankton and the Missouri River. Each of these bodies of water provides excellent fishing opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground sits on the southern shores of the Missouri River, along the tailwaters of the Gavins Point Dam. Surrounding the area is the golden, chalkstone-lined Missouri River Valley.

Upstream is Lewis and Clark Lake, with 90 miles of shoreline.

Recreation:

Fishing, hunting, boating, water skiing, swimming, bird watching, hiking, landscape photography and biking opportunities are all around.

Facilities:

Nebraska Tailwaters offers 42 sites, 31 of which have electric hookups and 11 of which are tent only. Amenities include shower facilities, shore fishing, a pay phone, handicap fishing pier and a boat ramp.

Nearby Attractions:

Enjoy the nearby Lewis and Clark Visitor Center, take of tour of Gavins Point Dam, or visit the Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery and Aquarium.

Visit nearby Yankton, South Dakota, the historic capitol of the Dakota Territory.

Booking Window
Tue Sep 23 2014 - Thu Mar 19 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Walk In Tue Sep 02 2014 Mon Oct 13 2014
Walk In Thu May 14 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Walk In Tue Sep 08 2015 Mon Oct 12 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Showers
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 $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Walk In Season
Sep 02 2014 -
Oct 13 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00
Walk In Season
May 14 2015 -
May 21 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2015 -
Oct 12 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00

*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
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.84889, -97.47028
42°50'56"N, 97°28'13"W

From Yankton, go south on U.S. Highway 81 for 2 miles, then west on Nebraska Hwy 121 for 4 miles.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

NEBRASKA TAILWATERS
NEBRASKA HIGHWAY 121
CROFTON  NE  57078-0710

Phone Number:

Information:  (402)667-2546