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Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

Address: 28500 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003
Phone Number: 402 944 2523
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Ranked #3 of 8 Attractions in Ashland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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English first
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Ive been going here with my family every october for the past couple years. My best friend and his family got a cabin right next to us. We hiked right down into the woods and went through the whole park. The observation tower offers an amazing view of the whole park. The train tracks were right down the hill from... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Mahoney State Park is a jewel with outstanding facilities that include an observation tower, riding stable, conservatory, golf riving range, mini-golf course, waterway, aquatic center, tennis complex, toboggan run, picnic shelters, theater, children's recreational area, ice rink, sand volleyball, disc golf course, hotel, and restaurant. However, in the campground the bathrooms had a heavy urine smell, were generally very tired... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
Top Contributor
222 reviews 222 reviews
74 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I suggest doing anything here other than renting a cabin. We had a bachelor party in a cabin and while it fit the bachelor party theme perfectly, I definitely would have been disappointed had I rented it for a family weekend. The park itself is beautiful and there's a ton to do. The cost to get in is a little... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Mahoney has it all - something for families, business, couples or friends. Lots of great features- amazing water park, beautiful views of the Platte River, fantastic meeting facilities for small to mid sized groups, perfect family reunion lodging, romantic cabins and full service hotel at the lodge with a GREAT restaurant overlooking the Platte.

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Yarmouth, Maine
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were lucky enough to get 4 nights of camping without a reservation in July, and enjoyed every minute of it. This is a state park??!! Very different from any state park we had ever seen in New England. Mahoney has mini golf, a driving range, a full sized water park, paddle boat rentals, a climbing structure, great bike paths,... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were needing somewhere to camp on route to Illinois from Utah, and this had great RV spots for great value. We wanted electric hookups. Checkin was not straight forward, considering there was no sign telling campers to pull over to go into the office so we ended up going to the park entry and had to go back around... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I live in the Pacific NW and camp extensively. Here is the low down on this place: 1) Campsites (not great at all) a) size of sites and spacing (good) but need more trees/shrubs to separate b) WiFi (pathetic). No one could connect c) No potable water hookups (pathetic) d) Distance to restrooms (pathetic). Located next camp site over. e)... More

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Livingston, New Jersey, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had reservations for 2 nights in a cabin. We ended up leaving after the first night because it was so dirty. When we showed up the kitchen counter was covered in sticky something, toilet was never cleaned and the dishes in the cupboard felt greasy with crusted food still on them. It made me physically sick. No way to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

From checking in to the restaurant to the marina there were high school aged kids that could not communicate on the simplest level. We only stayed two nights but definitely ready to head home.

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Federal Way, Washington, United States
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Lots of activities for people of all ages. Horses, hiking, water park, playground, conservatory, driving range, and much more.

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