Platte River SP, NE

Attractions Platte River State Park sits about half way between Omaha and Lincoln and offers year-round accommodations and recreational use. This park with its beautiful views of the Platte River offer a spectacular array of lodging with modern housekeeping cabins, camper cabins...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jul 29 2015   Later Dates

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Park Office Hours: Cabin guests that have a late arrival, please make arrangements with the Office. Office phone number is (402)234-2217).

Memorial Day Weekend - Mid August
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Mid August - Labor Day
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Rest of the Year
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily

Scott Lodge Restaurant Hours:
Memorial Day Weekend:
Saturday: 8AM - 2PM and 5PM - 8PM.
Sunday's and Holidays are: 8AM - 2PM (Buffet's Only)

We open daily on the first weekend in June - 2nd week in August.

Hours are:
Monday - Saturday: 8AM - 2PM & 5PM - 8PM
Sundays: 8AM - 2PM (Buffet's Only)

Beginning mid August - September we are open on the weekends only and the hours are:
Saturday: 8AM - 2PM and 5PM - 8PM.
Sunday and Holidays are: 8AM - 2PM (Buffet's Only)
Platte River trailrides will run through mid-October on weekends only (weather Permitting).

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** 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

Description

Attractions

Platte River State Park sits about half way between Omaha and Lincoln and offers year-round accommodations and recreational use. This park with its beautiful views of the Platte River offer a spectacular array of lodging with modern housekeeping cabins, camper cabins, teepees, group meeting facilities and activities. Located near Louisville, just off of I-80 at exit 426.

Near to the park there are several attractions. Nearby Attractions include Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Louisville State Recreation Area, the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium and Schramm Park, the Strategic Air and Space Museum, Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park, Quarry Oaks Golf Club and Iron Horse Golf Club.

Overnight Accommodations

Camper Cabins: Sixteen cabins have heat/air conditioning. There are 31 of these cabins, grouped around central shower-latrine buildings, with four to six units in a pod. Each cabin has a refrigerator, fire grate for outdoor cooking and a picnic table, and linens are provided. With costs held down, the visitor can enjoy the park complex on a small budget. Rent a Tepee: You can rent an actual tepee in the Pawnee tepee village. Each tepee accommodates 6 to 8 people. Some concession has been made to modern comfort, though, with wooden floors replacing the packed earth of the traditional dwelling.

Modern Cabins There are 21 housekeeping cabins, which have fully equipped kitchenettes among their more modern amenities. These cabins also have bathrooms, and linens are provided.

Meeting Facilities Hold your next meeting or next group gathering at Platte River State Park's Mallet Lodge. Mallet Lodge has a kitchen and a meeting capacity of 125 people. For those meetings that need Internet access, Mallet Lodge provides meeting guests with wireless Internet.

Restaurant

The Scott Lodge Restaurant at Platte River State Park provides guest with a beautiful view of the Platte River while they enjoy a buffalo burger or other menu items.

Booking Window

CABIN

Wed Jul 30 2014 - Wed Jul 29 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

TEEPEE

Fri Aug 01 2014 - Wed Jul 29 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 Thu May 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Non Peak Wed Oct 01 2014 Tue Nov 25 2014
Peak Wed Nov 26 2014 Sat Nov 29 2014
Non Peak Sun Nov 30 2014 Mon Dec 22 2014
Peak Tue Dec 23 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Non Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Admin Service, Copying/Faxing
  • Amphitheater
  • Archery
  • Area Attraction
  • Ball Field
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating, Jon (Paddle)
  • Cabins
  • Catering
  • Comfort Station
  • Dining
  • Dining (Seasonal)
  • Fire Rings
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, PARK LAKE
  • Grills
  • Group Picnicking
  • Group/Community Facility
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Difficult
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding (Guest must bring their horses)
  • Horseshoes
  • Information/Contact Station
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kiosk
  • LIFEGUARDS (SEASONAL)
  • Lodging Cabins
  • Lodging, Group Facilities
  • Lookout Tower
  • MAINTENANCE, HOUSEKEEPING
  • MEETING SPACE
  • Marina
  • Nature Study
  • Newspapers
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • PARK LAKE
  • Paddle Boating
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Propane
  • Rent Fishing Equipment
  • Rent Horses
  • Rent Patio Boat
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant (Seasonal)
  • Restrooms
  • Retail , Bait & Tackle
  • Retail, Drinks/Ice/Snack
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail,Supplies
  • River/Stream
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Telephone
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails, Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf
  • Grocery Store
  • Maintenance,Vehicle
  • Town
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Art & Museum
  • Emergency Services.
  • Fish Hatchery
  • Golfing
  • Mall
  • Motel
  • Put-Put
  • Shopping
  • Winery Tours
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Car Rentals
  • Hospital
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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
May 01 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $40.00-$130.00
Non Peak Season
Oct 01 2014 -
Nov 25 2014
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $28.00-$130.00
Peak Season
Nov 26 2014 -
Nov 29 2014
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $28.00-$130.00
Non Peak Season
Nov 30 2014 -
Dec 22 2014
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $28.00-$130.00
Peak Season
Dec 23 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $28.00-$130.00
Non Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Apr 30 2015
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $28.00-$130.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Sep 30 2015
TEEPEE $20.00
CABIN $40.00-$130.00

*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
Driving from Lincoln, Take I-80 East to Exit 426. At Exit 426 turn south on Highway 66 approximately 7 miles to the park entrance.

Driving from the Omaha area we are approximately 15 miles south of I-80 and Highway 50. When you get to Highway 66 turn right and go 2 miles to the park entrance.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Platte River SP
14421 346th St.
Louisville  NE  68037-3001

Phone Number:

Project Office: (402)234-2217
Additional Information