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Willow Creek SRA, NE

Willow Creek is a 700 acre lake with 933 acres of land adjacent. This area offers modern latrines, showers, electrical camp pads, primitive camping, power boating, fishing, picnicking, a swimming beach and 7 handicapped fishing piers. Willow Creek, 1 1/2 miles SW of Pierce, has...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Aug 21 2015   Later Dates

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There are 100 pads in the campground, 84 with electrical hookups, which includes a handicap accessible camp pad. The modern shower house has laundry facilities, and there is a dump station. Fees are charged for camping, Campers are asked to self-register on arrival to the first-come, first-serve sites and deposit the appropriate fee in the drop box. Drinking water and vault toilets are available at the campground, as well as other sites around the lake.

Non Licensed motorized vehicles are not allowed in the areas.

Only one camping unit is allowed per campsite in the modern area. An extra tent may be used for dependant children only. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Generators may not be operated during these hours. Pets are allowed, but they must be kept on a leash that is no longer than 6 feet. Campers staying over must re-register by 2 p.m. Check in time is 4 p.m. and check out time is 2 p.m. Campers must vacate their campsite no later than 2:00 p.m. on the date the camping reservation or registration expires. All persons entering the campground must be registered. Upon arrival, campers MUST have their camping equipment and be prepared to set up.

When a reservation is made one year to the date in advance, the arrival date must remain the same within that reservation. No cancellation of that arrival date is allowed.

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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 37 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 42 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 40 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 37 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 37 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 42 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 42 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 38 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 38 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 41 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 42 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 63 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 70 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 64 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 60 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 63 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 55 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 45 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 48 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 45 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 48 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 43 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 46 Back-In
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Willow Creek Campground Loop (Sites 1-101) STANDARD 8 40 Back-In
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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

Willow Creek is a 700 acre lake with 933 acres of land adjacent. This area offers modern latrines, showers, electrical camp pads, primitive camping, power boating, fishing, picnicking, a swimming beach and 7 handicapped fishing piers.

Willow Creek, 1 1/2 miles SW of Pierce, has 1,633 acres with a 700-acre lake. Facilities include: 100 camping pads, 64 with 30 amp electrical hookups, 19 with 50 amp electrical hookups. Picnic tables and shelters, fire grates, water, showers, modern restrooms, accessible fishing pier, archery field course, unsupervised swimming, two playgrounds and an 8-mile hiking/horseback trail around the lake. Seven rock jetties provide some fine fishing access.

Willow Creek offers camping, fishing, boating and swimming. Picnickers will find shelters along with an ample supply of tables and fire grates. An 8-mile hiking and horseback trail winds through the area, with a limestone trail meandering from the swimming beach and proceeding to the west edge of Pierce. Park roads may also be used by horseback riders. Come winter, roads and the lake surface (ice permitting) are open to snowmobiles.

A few miles north and west of Grove Lake is Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park, a fascinating area. Here visitors can watch ongoing excavations of prehistoric animals preserved under layers of volcanic ash deposited eons ago.

Booking Window
Sun Aug 24 2014 - Fri Aug 21 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 Fri Oct 31 2014
Walk In Sat Nov 01 2014 Thu Apr 30 2015
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Archery Field Course
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Camping, Equestrian Group
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Corrals, Horse
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Dump Station, Campers
  • Fishing
  • Fishing, PARK LAKE
  • Grills
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding (Guest must bring their horses)
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Laundry
  • Office/Ranger Station
  • PARK LAKE
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Pier, Fishing
  • Playground
  • Potable water hydrants
  • Restrooms
  • SWIMMING, PARK LAKE
  • Sail Boarding
  • Sail Boating
  • Showers
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Park Lake
  • Trails - Hiking/Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Trails, Horse
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Arboretum
  • Fishing live bait and accessories
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf Course
  • Grocery Store
  • Museum Complex
  • Restaurant
  • Retail, Drinks/Ice/Snack
  • Shelters
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis/Basketball courts
  • Town
  • Winery Tours
Within 10 Miles
  • Dining
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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 -
Oct 31 2014
STANDARD $18.00-$24.00
Walk In Season
Nov 01 2014 -
Apr 30 2015
STANDARD $13.00-$18.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
STANDARD $20.00-$24.00

*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
NW of Norfolk : From Hwy 13 turn west (on gravel) 852 Rd. 2 miles, turn South (left) on 549 Avenue to 851 Rd. 1 mile west (right) then north (right) 1/2 mile to enter park or go through Pierce (for paved roads) to west Willow Street and follow park signs.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Willow Creek SRA
54876 - 852 Rd.
Pierce  NE  68767

Phone Number:

Project Office: (402) 329-4053
Additional Information