Rock Creek Station SHP, NE

Summary Rock Creek Station Recreation Area is a 40-acre campground adjacent to the Rock Creek Station State Historical Park. Attractions Nearby Rock Creek State Historical Park's Visitor Center overlooks some 350 acres of prairie hilltops, timber-studded creek bottoms, and...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Aug 29 2015   Later Dates

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Horses
Rock Creek SRA offers a horse camping area with marked trails. The Park offers approximately 4 miles of multi use trails. Water is available for both campers and horses.

Office Details
Hours are April 15 - April 23 Weekends Only 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., April 24 - September 22 Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., September 23 - October 29 Weekends Only 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 56 Back-In
Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 42 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 57 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 53 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 55 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 45 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 51 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 50 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 53 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 58 Back-In
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Rock Creek Campground STANDARD 8 56 Back-In
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Rock Creek Station SHP SHELTER 60 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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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

Description

Summary
Rock Creek Station Recreation Area is a 40-acre campground adjacent to the Rock Creek Station State Historical Park.

Attractions
Nearby Rock Creek State Historical Park's Visitor Center overlooks some 350 acres of prairie hilltops, timber-studded creek bottoms, and rugged ravines and draws. Deep ruts, carved by the many wagons that traveled the Oregon Trail, are plainly visible there. They bear mute testimony to the rich history of the area. The Pony Express Station and Wild Bill Hickok are also part of this Historical Parks History and are displayed at the Visitor Center.

Campground Notes
The campground at Rock Creek Station SRA has electrical camper pads with a modern shower/latrine building.

Booking Window

SHELTER

Sat Aug 30 2014 - Sat Aug 29 2015

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

STANDARD

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sat Aug 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 Tue Apr 15 2014 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Tue Apr 14 2015
Peak Wed Apr 15 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Artifact/Petroglyph View
  • Bird Watching
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Camping, Equestrian Group
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Comfort Station
  • Corrals, Horse
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Horse Corrals
  • Information Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Museum
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • PROGRAMS, HISTORY
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Stargazing
  • Telephone
  • Trails, Horse
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • CAMPING, BACKCOUNTRY
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Shopping
Within 10 Miles
  • Church
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Town
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Dining
  • Emergency Services
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Hospital
  • Maintenance,Vehicle
  • Medical Clinic
  • Motel
  • Newspapers
  • Propane
  • Retail, Drinks/Ice/Snack
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Sports and Recreations

Thornridge Golf Course

Thornridge Golf Course is a challenging, nine-hole course with lots of character. This scenic golf course boasts a winding creek, a tree-lined lake and bi-level play over picturesque bluffs. A driving range is located adjacent to the course. The clubhouse offers cart rental or cart storage. Pop, sandwiches and golf supplies such as balls, shoes, towels and clothing are available at the golf shop. Buy admission for 9 or 18-hole play; or purchase a yearly membership pass.
801 D Street, Milford, NE, 68405
402-761-3606
Distance*: 45.22 miles
*All Distances shown are as-the-crow-flies (measured as a straight line between two points). See Driving Directions for approximate driving distances.
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 15 2014 -
Oct 31 2014
STANDARD $20.00
SHELTER $50.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2014 -
Apr 14 2015
STANDARD $15.00
SHELTER $50.00
Peak Season
Apr 15 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
STANDARD $20.00
SHELTER $50.00

*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
From Fairbury take the PWF Rd east 4 1/2 miles to 573 Ave., 1 mile south on 573 Ave., then 1 1/4 miles east on 710 Rd.

From Beatrice take Hwy 136 west to Jansen, go south on 573 Ave. 4 1/2 miles, then 1 1/4 east on 710 Rd.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Rock Creek Station SHP
57426 710th Rd
Fairbury  NE  68352-5550

Phone Number:

Project Office: (402) 729-5777
Additional Information