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Fort Robinson State Park 'the barracks' © TAMIE AMES
you can rent these beautiful barracks so sleep in, they sleep alot of people. great for reunions
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Fort Robinson State Park
Fort Robinson State Park
FORT ROBINSON STATE PARK
FORT ROBINSON STATE PARK
PO Box 392
Crawford, Nebraska   69339-0392

Phone: 308-665-2900
Reservations: 308-665-2900
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Fort Robinson State Park
'the barracks'

you can rent these beautiful barracks so sleep in, they sleep alot of people. great for reunions

Fort Robinson State Park
'Jeep Trail Run'

Sidney HS XC Camp 2008

Fort Robinson State Park
'Bison Grazing'
© Flying KOW Designs

Fort Robinson raises their own Bison to serve in their on site restaurant. If you have never eaten Bison, here is the place to try it

Fort Robinson State Park
'Red Cloud Buttes'
© Flying KOW Designs

Red Cloud Buttes, McKenzie Pass, Fort Robinson.

Fort Robinson State Park
'Cheyenne Indian Pow-Wow'
© Flying KOW Designs

TiPis of the Cheyenne Indians from Montana - They were just outside of Fort Robinsons boundaries near US Highway 20.

Fort Robinson State Park
© Darren Good

Fort Robinson State Park
'Mexican Canyon'

Sidney HS XC Camp 2008

Fort Robinson State Park
'Saddle Butte'
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Fort Robinson State Park
'Ft Robinson sunset'
© C 2010 Tom Biery

View of sunset over Fort Robinson State Park.

Fort Robinson State Park
'Buttes'
© Flying KOW Designs

Buttes near Fort Robinson.

Fort Robinson State Park
'Buttes'
© Flying KOW Designs

Buttes near Fort Robinson.

Western Nebraska's premier state park, Fort Robinson, west of Crawford, has it all -- with more than 22,000 acres of exquisite Pine Ridge scenery, compelling old west history, exceptional lodging, loads of fun-time activities, scenic camping and the park's own buffalo and longhorn herds.

This historic outpost served from the days of the Indian Wars until after World War II. This was the site of the 1879 Cheyenne Outbreak and the death of famed Sioux Chief Crazy Horse. Over the years, the fort served the Red Cloud Indian Agency, as a cavalry remount station, K-9 dog training center, POW camp and beef research station.

The State Historical Society operates a museum and many restored or reconstructed exhibit buidlings to interpret the Fort's history. The University of Nebraska operates the Trailside Museum, which interprets the geology and natural history of the region.

There are many ways to spend a day at the fort. First on the agenda should be a ride on the horse drawn tour to get acquainted with this unique park. Enjoy a refreshing Pine Ridge morning on horseback, an open-air Jeep ride among the buttes, or one of the popular nature tours aboard the Fort Robinson Express. When the day warms up, head for the indoor Lindeken Pool, complete with outdoor wading pool and sun deck.

Fort Robinson Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily during the summer season. The park can also cater for group functions from mid-April to mid-November. Snacks are available at the Sutler's Store in the Activities Center.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Day-UseFishingyes
 Huntingyes
 Hiking Trailyes
 Swimming Beachyes
 Bike Trailsyes
 Bridle Trailsyes
BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
CampingPrimativeyes
 Electric Sitesyes
 Full Hookup Sitesyes
WinterActivitiesyes
Camping
Fort Robinson State Park's shady campground offers electrical hookup sites plus primitive sites. Conveniently located are modern restrooms, showers, water, dump station, picnic tables and shelters. Fort Robinson offers a nice campground for the horse lovers. Put your horse up for the night in one of the newly remodeled horse barns. With many miles of trails to ride through the beautiful Pine Ridge, this makes a great place to camp and enjoy the outdoors. Fort Robinson campground offers group camping with equestrian facilities. The campground is open year round with electricity. Showers and water will be shut down during the winter months.

All campers must register. Reservations are accepted for cabins, lodgerooms, horse stalls and campsites. Reservations are taken for 50% of the modern camping at Red Cloud and Soldier Creek campgrounds. Reservations are taken up to 1 year in advance of arrival day. Year to date reservations begin at 9 .m. CT, and 8 a.m. MT by phone, in person or over the Internet.
Cabins
Fort Robinson State Park visitors can choose lodging from rooms in the 1909 enlisted men's quarters or "cabins" ranging from sleep 2 to 20 in the former officers quarters that date from 1874 to 1909. All "cabins" have kitchens, baths, living rooms and bedrooms. Cabins are furnished with blankets, towels, stoves, refrigerators, silverware and cooking utensils. Lodging is available from mid-April through mid-November.
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
April 23 My Family by Chip Raymond
Both my Grandfather (Daniel R Raymond) and my Great Grandfather (George Uhl) served in the US Cavalry at the Fort. The Fort is part of my families history.
March 22 The best place for small or large groups by PT Kelly
I was a Girl Scout Leader for 25 years, always took by troop there minus a couple of years. camped and stayed in cabins by old swim pool.
March 7 Great Place by KRF
I love sitting on the big front porch of the lodge, so peaceful.. Best place in Nebraska !
August 23 Restaurant
The food is fantastic at the Restaurant. Plus I had an amazing waitress that was so kind.
July 26 food in hotel/lodge has been excellent
July 1 GOOD BYE JIM by Amalia
All the way, here in Spain I have heard that one of the last cowboys left us forever. I had the pleasure to meet Jim and ride with him in the wagon several times. He was a true western character but he had a good heart. I will miss you and Badger. Fort Robinson is not going to be the same without both of you. We have lost a unique individual, a good old cowboy. GOOD BYE JIM!! I WILL MISS YOU. I will always remember you as cowboy.
May 15 Our favorite family get-away! by BTG
When our children were growing up we went to Ft. Rob as many as 5 or 6 times a summer- always on Memorial and Labor Day weekends. We either camped or stayed in a cabin and every time it was wonderful! The kids swam, we went on Jeep rides and stage coach rides, trail rides, too. We always ate the first night at the big lodge and had buffalo burgers that were excellent! Every visit the four kids and I would paint ceramics for an entire morning. I still have many of the things we painted and kept with the names and dates on the backs. My kids are all now grown and married with their own families. We all live far away from western NE, but we cherish the relaxing and special times riding bikes, going to the playhouse, campfires, toasting marshmallows and just being a family in a special place for a few days. Thank you, Ft. Rob for all of those very special memories that will always be with us!
August 14 Wonderful place for a Family Reunion!
Amazing playhouse/theater with great actors & actresses. We went every night! Love those buttes! The visitors and staff are wonderful!


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Directions
Driving directions for Fort Robinson SP3 miles West of Crawford on highway 20

USA Parks
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Nebraska
Nebraska
Western Region
Western Region
Fort Robinson State Park
Fort Robinson State Park