This facility is very run down and not maintained. The long term residents do not keep their sites clean. The bath houses are disgusting! The power boxes are old and run down. We were going to spend a week visiting children and left the next day. There are not many parks in the area so we had to stay 80 miles away. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Ag Park is one of the few REV Camp grounds with hookups in Columbus. The camp ground is part of the county's Agricultural Complex which holds all major outdoor events. Centrally located. Sites are spacious. No picnic tables. Grass spaces with dirt roads. Besides short-term sites the grounds also contain long-term camping in spaces 1-19. They do not take reservations and spaces are on a first come-first serve basis. No reservations taken seems to be a theme found by this camper throughout Central Nebraska. This makes it worrisome when coming in with a big rig and not knowing if you'll have a place to stay! Office staff friendly and helpful. Be advised, during 2009 Columbus has diverted Semi Trucks and other large vehicles around Columbus due to the replacement of the viaduct over the Union Pacific Rail Road lines. We were able to access the Ag Park from Highway 30 on the North side of town. If you are coming from Highway 81 S. go into Columbus and turn on 8th Street and follow 8th Street all the way down to 12th Avenue. Turn left/north on 12th Avenue and follow 12th until you reach 15th Street. Turn right/east onto 15th Street which dead-ends into the complex. Call first to make sure no events are planned. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
The park electric is very good at 122 VAC (all 50A), water is fine, sewer OK. Perfectly level. Share pedestal with neighbor. If you are BIG you will need to unhook or take up 2 sites and park at an angle. We angled into two sites with our 45' bus and Hummer tow. The owner graveled 100% of a section about the size of a football field next to their house. Check-in and pay is honor system, drop $15 in the box. But as we called ahead, and they said on phone, "BIGS with tow not a problem, you only pay for one." We camped here in a Motorhome.
Gravel lot park right next to highway. No cable TV or WiFi. We stayed 3 nights using this as a central point. Satisfactory stop over spot. Lots of highway noise, no restrooms, and about 3 miles from town. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is our second visit to this park. It is a very clean, economical park with gravel, level, wide pull-through sites and very friendly, helpful owner. We would stop here again if in this area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Typical gravel lot park with a few trees around and next to highway. Utilities are newer. No cable or WiFi. All spaces are 50 amp. Makes a great stop over spot, not a destination as location is 4 miles from town. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is basically a small gravel lot with hookups for parking your RV. No pool; no bathrooms; and no showers. For self-contained units only. Easy access off SR 81 about 4 miles northwest of Columbus. We stopped here on our way south. Very close to highway so you do get highway noise but it is clean and well-kept. Corn fields on 3 sides. Other than road noise, it is very quiet. Owner on site and very helpful. We would stop here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This is a no frills campground that is free. It is about 5 miles north of Columbus on the north shore of Lake Babcock, actually a reservoir. The sites are level, mostly gravel. 20 and 30 amps available but no water or sewer connections. There are big trees and most of the sites have good views of the lake. The closest sites are perhaps 50 feet from the water. No TV reception. No road or train noise. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.