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Chadron State Park
Chadron State Park horses © sue ledford
horses at chadron state park
Chadron State Park josh © sue ledford
josh at the bird banding station every year they do this check it out
Chadron State Park wood pecker © sue ledford
made her day to hold this bird
Chadron State Park Boardwalk © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park Trail Ride © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park Fishing © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park Paddle Boats © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park Tomahawks © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park Dragonfly © Michelle Y. Howden
Chadron State Park © Michelle Y. Howden
15951 Hwy 385
Chadron, Nebraska   69337-7353

Phone: 308-432-6167
Reservations: 308-432-6167
The majestic beauty of the Pine Ridge forms the backdrop for this great, get away from it all state park, 9 miles south of Chadron on U.S. 385. At an elevation of nearly 5,000 feet, the 972 acre park lies in the heart of the Nebraska National Forest and is dominated by ponderosa pines.

There are 22 two bedroom, housekeeping cabins available from mid April to mid November, plus a group camp/conference facility. Chadron boasts a top-notch modern campground with 70 pads all with 30 amp electrical hookups. Excellent hike-bike trails lace the park and adjoining Forest Service lands.

The park offers a swimming pool, horseback trail rides, tennis and sand volleyball courts, craft center, snack bar, souvenirs, mountain bike rentals, paddle boats on the picturesque lagoon, fishing, hiking, evening programs, picnic tables, shelters (which can be reserved), water, dump station, showers and modern restrooms.
 Hiking Trailyes
 Swimming Beachyes
 Bridle Trailsyes
BoatingLaunch Rampsyes
 Electric Sitesyes
Chadron State Park also has lodging accommodations to fit your needs. Cabins are furnished with blankets, towels, stoves, refrigerators, silverware and cooking utensils. Cabin lodging reservations are accepted up to one year in advance and are taken online, telephone, mail or in person at the park during regular park office hours.

Located in the beautiful Pine Ridge of NW Nebraska. Campers will enjoy their stay at Chadron at the modern campground, complete with electrical hookups, showers, laundry, picnic tables, grills, a playground for the kids and a dump station.

All campers must register. Reservations are accepted. Reservations are taken for 50% of the modern camping. Reservations are taken up to 1 year in advance of arrival day.
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
April 8 Best Nebraska State Park
Should be a blue print for the rest!
October 14 A Relaxing Two Weeks by sue and dar
my sister and I come every year for a sewing getaway. we have done this for the last 3 years and we love chadron.peaceful,quiet and clean always cabin 11
September 3 Labor Day Weekend by dcriggs
What a Great way to spend one of the last weekends of summer. We came to camp and see our son that goes to Chadron State College. Wow, this Park has so much to offer....tomahawk throwing, archery, swimming, trail rides, fishing, and paddle boats. We had a Great time. Shower facilities were clean and showers were hot. It was a fantastic long weekend and we look forward to visiting again.
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Driving directions for Chadron SP9 miles south of the town of Chadron on Hwy 385


Nebraska State Parks