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Off Season Discount Specials - 30% off Lodging and Cabin Stays.

Did you know that this is the season for some of the BEST DEALS in Cabin and Lodging Discounts at five of Game and Parks most popular destinations?

Now through April take advantage of off season lodging discounts of 30% on cabins & lodging rates. Discounted rates available Sunday through Thursday (excluding holidays and special scheduled park events)

The off season discounts are good at:

Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area
Mahoney State Park
Niobrara State Park
Ponca State Park
Platte River Park

These five parks offer some of winters most spectacular vistas and breathtaking views of nature as well as activities for the entire family. So grab the family and go make some memories in one of these Nebraska Parks.

Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area

Contact Information:
Lewis and Clark SRA
54731 897 Rd
Crofton, NE 68730-3290
Phone: (402) 388-4169
ngpc.Lewis.Clark@nebraska.gov

Lewis & Clark State Recreation area offers beautiful new modern housekeeping cabins situated on the shore of Lewis and Clark Lake, offering a beautiful scenic view of the lake and the bluffs.

Nebraska's second largest lake, Lewis & Clark straddles the northeast border with South Dakota, about 7 miles north of Crofton on Nebraska Highway 121. It draws its name from the Lewis & Clark Expedition, which camped nearby on their epic journey to explore the Louisiana Purchase. This state recreation area includes five areas on the south side of the lake: Weigand-Burbach, Miller Creek, Bloomfield, South Shore and Deep Water.

Winter can be a fun time at Lewis & Clark. When the ice is sufficient, the lake is open to ice fishing, skating, and snowmobiling. Snowmobilers can also use area roads but must stay out of other areas. Cross-country skiing is becoming increasingly popular with park visitors.


Niobrara State Park

Contact Information:
Niobrara SP
89261 522 Ave.
Niobrara, NE 68760-6087
Phone: (402) 857-3373
ngpc.Niobrara@nebraska.gov

Niobrara State Park is located upstream near the confluence of the Missouri and Niobrara rivers. Bazile Creek Wildlife Management Area is near the river about midway between the upper lake and Niobrara park.

A large population of white-tailed deer call the park home, and wild turkeys roam freely through the cabin and tent camping areas. Beaver, muskrat and mink prowl the river banks, and the varied bird life ranges from the majestic eagle to the tiny chickadee. The song of the whippoorwill blends with the call of the coyote in a nighttime serenade. For the wildlife enthusiast, Niobrara offers ample photo opportunities or just the chance to observe the many species native to the area. Nature's bounty is readily visible during a drive along the park's seven miles of roads or a stroll along the 14 miles of hiking trails.


Ponca State Park

Contact Information:
Ponca SP
88090 Spur 26 E, PO Box 688
Ponca,  NE  68770-0688
Phone: (402) 755-2284
ngpc.Ponca@nebraska.gov

Why not gather the family at one of Ponca’s new Mini-Lodges (view photos) with the warm glow of a fireplace and wide expansive great rooms, fully equipped kitchen and spacious bedrooms and baths. Watch the wildlife from the large deck right outside the back door of your cabin. Take a hike along the banks of the river, roast marshmallows on the outdoor grill.  Stop by the gift shop, or bring your favorite book and just kick back and relax.

Mini-Lodges -15 Mini-Lodges featuring four bedrooms and two full baths are perfect for group & multiple-family rentals. Within walking distance of the Resource & Education Center, these Mini-Lodges are equipped with all modern day amenities including big screen TV, cable, wireless internet, wood fireplace, gas grill & outdoor decks. Open year round.

Green Cabins-2 strawbale construction cabins feature two bedrooms and fully-equipped kitchen. Amenities also include big screen TV, cable, wireless internet, gas grill, outdoor deck and more. Open year round.


Platte River State Park

Contact Information:
Platte River SP
14421 346th St.
Louisville,  NE  68037-3001
Phone: (402) 234-2217
ngpc.Platte.River@nebraska.gov

Sights to see include a charming little waterfall. If you're watchful, you might even spot a flock of wild turkeys as they wander past your cabin. Those who like to rise with the sun should indulge in a hike through the picturesque woodlands.

To keep up on all the goings-on, just pick up a copy of the Platte River PATHFINDER, your complete guide to park activities. Check out the arts and crafts center and try your hand at ceramics or leathercraft. While you are at the park check out the new Outdoor Heritage Education Complex. While the complex is open select days during the winter season, the facility is impressive and well worth a tour when you are at the park. Open hours during the winter season are posted on the web site. So if you are an avid hunter or just love to target shoot –plan your stay around the schedule for open hours during the off season to take advantage of the opportunity. Visitors also can climb to the top of the 85-foot Lincoln Journal Tower. Its large observation deck gives provides a 360 degree view in any direction. The Platte River Valley unfolds before you, and it is a breathtaking vista.


Mahoney State Park

Contact Information:

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

Create a New Tradition This Holiday Season- Why not gather the family around the table at Mahoney State Park? Let the talented chefs at our restaurant do the cooking and preparation while you relax and enjoy creating memories with your family and friends. The menu selection is superb, and includes traditional favorites. Prices are reasonable and kids under 3 are Free!  Spend the rest of the day ice skating or taking a toboggan ride down our popular sled run. The kids will not be disappointed.


The parks are waiting and there is a cabin calling your name. See you out there!!
  


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