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E.T. Mahoney State Park

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Contact Information:

Eugene T. Mahoney SP
28500 West Park Hwy
Ashland,  NE  68003
Phone: (402) 944-2523
Email: ngpc.mahoney@nebraska.gov

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The Peter Kiewit Lodge houses a gift shop, restaurant and meeting rooms.

The Lodge at the Peter Kiewit Lodge

Come visit the Lodge Restaurant at Mahoney State Park. The Lodge Restaurant is open seven days a week.

Mon & Tue Continental breakfast only 8:00-10:30 No lunch or evening hours
Wed & Thur Breakfast buffet 8:00-10:30
Lunch buffet 11:00-2:00- Dinner buffet 5:00-8:00
Fri & Sat Breakfast buffet 8:00-10:30
Lunch buffet 11:00-2:00-Dinner buffet 5-9
Sunday Brunch buffet 8:00-2:00 Lunch/Dinner Buffet 2:00-6:00

For Reservations Please Call: 402-944-7598
EXT: 7127 for more details and menu options.
Our Bar is Now Open

Fall Melodrama Series:
Dangerous Waters

August 21 - October 18
7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays
3:00 p.m. Sundays
Kountze Memorial Theater - E. T. Mahoney SP
Call 402-944-2523 ext. 7122 for reservations

Shady, evil, and dishonest villain Fillmore Filcher uses various disguises and treacherous tactics to get his greedy paws on the Lovely Ranch, owned by beautiful Amy Lovely and her stalwart Aunt Aggie. Will the ladies see through Filcher and Morgana's sneaky scheming or will they lose everything? Only true-blue Hoot Galoot can save the girl he loves and her ranch but will he be in time?

Visit the Game and Parks Events Calendar for Information
on more fun things to do at this Park.



Eugene T. Mahoney State Park offers year-round accommodations and recreational use. This ultra modern park offers a spectacular array of lodging, group meeting facilities and activities. Located near Ashland, just off of I 80 at exit 426, Mahoney nestles on 690 acres along the picturesque Platte River.

The dominant feature of the park, the Peter Kiewit Lodge, offers 40 guest rooms, each with private bath. There are sleeping lofts and fireplaces in 16 rooms. Each has two queen beds.


Mahoney has a variety of recreational activities to offer, including a Family Aquatic Center complete with a 0-depth swimming and wave pool and two 200-plus-foot curling water slides.
  • The Family Aquatic Center, which includes 3 water slides, wave pool, lap pool and concession stand is operational daily from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend, weather permitting thru mid-August. Hours of operation will be reduced from mid-August thru Labor Day weekend. For more information please call 402-944-2523 ext. 7122.

Water Slides:

Drop slide: no restrictions, must be a good swimmer (able to make it to the side)

Two big slides: 3' or 36" tall , parents can catch the child, no doubles (going down the slide)

    More Info:

  • No flotation devices allowed, only coastguard approved life jackets.
  • Water coolers are not allowed, no outside food or drink allowed in facility except sealed bottled water
  • Re-entry IS permitted, you must get a stamp on your way out in order to enter again
  • Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Proper swimwear is required, may wear a shirt over swimsuit, no denim
  • Any patron entering facility must pay admission fee

Toboggan Run

Nearby Attractions include:

Platte River State Park the Strategic Air and Space Museum, Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, Quarry Oaks Golf Club and Iron Horse Golf Club

Overnight Accommodations

Camping Facilities:
Camping Guidelines

149 camping pads with electrical hookups*
*20/30-amp. 1-year advance reservable campsites

Lodging Facilities:

57 cabins that may be reserved. 40 lodge rooms. Cabin Floor Plans

Little Creek and Lakeside campgrounds offer spacious, hardsurfaced pads, situated among mature shade trees near Owen Marina Lake. Modern shower/latrine buildings and drinking water are conveniently located in both areas. There is a coin-operated laundry in the shower building at Little Creek. Trailer dump stations and water are available near the park entrance.

All campers must register at the office prior to setting up on a campsite. Reservations are accepted. Reservations are taken for 50% of the modern camping. Reservations are taken up to 1 year in advance of arrival day. Year to date reservations begin at 9 a.m. CT, by phone, in person or over the Internet.

  • Eugene T. Mahoney State Park Cabins
    Lodging Information Sheet
  • Cabin Information Sheet

    Secluded on wooded ridgetops, the modern housekeeping cabins are available throughout the year. Linens, tableware and basic cookware are provided. Each cabin has air conditioning/heat, fireplace, TV, refrigerator, range, cable TV, outdoor deck and grill. The three, four and six bedroom cabins can host larger families or group retreats. The other cabins all have two bedrooms, and some are ADA-accessible.

  • Peter Kiewit Lodge
    The lodge offers 40 guest rooms, each with AC and heat, wireless Internet, telephone, TV and a private bath. Sixteen have sleeping lofts, and all but 16 rooms have walkout decks that overlook the park or the Platte River. Lodge rooms have two queen beds each and the loft lodge rooms have 2 queen beds and a queen size sofa sleeper. Off-season rates are available on park lodging.

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