Great Campground... Yes, you have to pay for a Nebraska State Park pass, at 20.00 or so, or 4.00 per night for a daily, however, it's way cheaper then other alternatives. Nice people, nice campers, great place to camp.
This campground is close to I-80, and you can clearly hear the interstate, but it wasn't as bad as I thought it could have been (would think they'd plant some trees to block the noise, but none present). HOWEVER, the owners are very unfriendly. We asked at the front desk if we could put our campers facing each other (two parties) and the gal at the front said, if you can make it work, sure. After leveling, but before un-hitching the owner came over and didn't necessarily address the specific issue which left us confused for the first part of the conversation. They just started with, "If you would have asked us before pulling in here, we would have told you no." I'm wondering what she was referring to. Then she tells me we cannot pull in both ways (keep in mind all sites are pull-through, so we weren't on the grass or anything) that people coming in at nighttime get confused. Not sure how that can happen, they had a light on each and every electrical box to light up the number and it's clearly evident to any camper what way the "should" pull in if they are not looking to face a friend or buddy. We told her we were informed at the front desk that if we could make this work, if our cords were long enough, we could pull in this way. She fires back, "Then I am going to fire that young lady because we've talked about this before. Turn your camper around." Then she stormed off on her golf cart. Lacking people skills, she could have gone about that much differently. Greta is only 10 miles down the road, and Mahoney only 6 miles (east). 1 night stay here at Pine Grove with AAA discount is $36.00. You can do much better and have friendlier service by driving an additional 7-12 minutes toward the other two campgrounds. Would not stay here again. Always looks busy but if you drive by those campers, you can tell they have been here a long time. Must be permanent residents, or monthly camping more for long term stays verses a friendly camping weekend with your camping pals.