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Ponca, Nebraska

Ponca State Park

Ponca, Nebraska



88090 Spur 26 E
Ponca, Nebraska 68770
Phone: (402) 755-2284

Sites: 167
Recent Rate: $20 7/2016

Latitude: 42.589994093681
Longitude: -96.713075637817

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem ?
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-stream Waterfront Waterfront yes-stream
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We enjoyed this park. It was easy to get in and out of. We camped in front of the Missouri River, where we could see fish jumping. There were only two other motor homes, which surprised us. We had a river front view and in the back of us a Forrest view. Great surroundings and relaxing. Would come again if we are in the area. We camped at Ponca State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
13
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Relax and enjoy the view. There are all kinds of activities, for adults and children. There is a playground right there by the campground.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Lovely tree shaded grounds up the hill in the upper park campsites. Each area had a playground. Lots of soft grass surrounding sites. Spacious and quiet park. Not very full in the Oak Bluffs sites the night we stayed. We had a pull through site with power and spigot very close by. Restroom and showers a three minute walk away. No views of the river from campground. Bring bug repellant. We camped at Ponca State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
48 Oak Bluffs
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Visitors Center is combined with a state outdoor and environmental education center that has informative and interactive displays good for all ages, hiking trails, and an overlook of the Missouri River. Bicycle paths. Have your out of state park permit with you if you printed it out at home or pay again if it's not in your possession.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

$20 nightly fee includes day use fee.....Water was still turned off in park so I stayed in the riverfront section of the park (pit toilet), basically a large field (riverbank) with picnic tables and fire rings. (the $20 charge for an overnight without flush toilets/showers reflects my feelings about the "value") Very quiet location, no one anywhere in the camp. Sites were not clearly marked, I think each had electricity. Multiple water spigots in campground (didn't use, they may have still been turned off too?). If I'm ever back in the neighborhood in a warmer month, I may consider the other campground at this park....... We camped at Ponca State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Bring everything you'll need, not much in Ponca.....Nearest city is Sioux City, Iowa about 40 miles away....

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Natural, woody picturesque campground. love, love, love the trails. everything about the campground itself is fantastic. It is a gem. We camped at Ponca State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
No Others In Sight, Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

What a treasure! Beautiful, well maintained electric/water only sites in a forested area……in Nebraska!? This park was so enjoyable to stay in! Make sure to stop in the visitor's center. Kids will love the museum displays that talk about the natural area & history. Convenient dump station on the way out. Lots of hiking and outdoors activities including programs for kids. Whether you're just passing through or want to stay a while, Keep up the good work, NE! We camped at Ponca State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

This Nebraska State Park is located next to the Missouri River near Ponca, Nebraska. All entries to the park require a $4 daily permit or a $20 annual permit. There are three camping areas and most (92) have electrical including the natural area right next to the river. This area also has a pit toilet. Turkey Ridge campground is first come, first serve and Oak Bluff campground accepts reservations and have newly installed water spigots and a toilet/shower facility. There is a dump station near this campground. There are also cabins available. We camped at Ponca State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Review Count: 164
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

You have to pay an entry of $4 per vehicle per night to get into the park then $17 per night for the camping. We had to pay $8 to get both vehicles into the park then one night's camping. We only stayed one night but we definitely would come back again because there is a whole lot to do there. The park has beautiful trees and paved pads for most rigs. You must fill your water tank at one of the faucets nearby. They were adding more water faucets to the park and plan to have a faucet for each two sites I believe. There is a dump station that looked OK. We got a peek of the DirecTV sattellite through the trees so everyone was happy. Has a wonderful interpretive center that we didn't have time to get to. We camped at Ponca State Park in a Motorhome.

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