Platte River State Park

Platte River State Park is located in Louisville, Nebraska. This is a fun, family friendly state park for kids of all ages. There are many adventures for the whole family to become involved in. These include: horse back riding, swimming, fishing, camping, paddle boating, hiking, pot painting, and so much more. This is a great way to bring families together and spend time with each other, or you can grab your friends and bring them out for a weekend.

Location: 14421 346th St, Louisville, NE 68037

Hours: Open everyday 8AM-8PM


  • Horse Back Riding: $18
  • Swimming: $3-$4
  • Fishing: Free
  • Paddle Boating: $8
  • Archery: $4-$12
  • Pot Painting: $3-$15
  • Camping: $13-$20

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

Mahoney State Park is located in Ashland, Nebraska. This is a family fun environment for all. There are many different activities for the whole family to engage in. These include: swimming, fishing, camping, family gatherings, birthday parties, and so many more. There is something for kids of all different ages and it is an overall fun outdorsie adventure for everyone to enjoy.

Location: 28500 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003

Hours: Open 24 hours, 7 days a week


  • Swimming: Adults; $10, Children; $8
  • Miniature Golf: $3.50 per person
  • Driving Range: Balls- $3 per bucket
  • Family Gatherings/Birthday Parties: $45 per day; $60 with electric hookup
  • Ice Rink: Admission $2, Skate rental $3
  • Trail Ride: $18
  • Pony Rides: $7