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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 things to do in Ashland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

FYI the restaurant is now closed at the Lodge. Hopefully they will get a new vendor in soon! But the park itself is awesome as always. That is why I still give it 5 stars.

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Kearney, Nebraska
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We don't make it out here as often as we would like, but there is something to do year round- ice skating, paddle-boating, etc.. The grounds are also fairly large and they even have a place to eat if you aren't a picnic person, but I've never tried it out.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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185 reviews 185 reviews
40 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have come here multiple Decembers for a big family brunch/cchristmas Party. Managment has fluctuated over the years (may be changing again) but it has always been very accomadating to the family. Today the brunch buffet brought to out party room was plentiful and tasty! Service was the best this year than I ever remember! She was pleasent and happy... More 

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Universal City, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed in lodge for family Thanksgiving. Rooms nice but lacking fridge and microwave. Restaurant needs to work out kinks understand will be new vendor next year.

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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
4 helpful votes 4 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
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227 reviews 227 reviews
76 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Omaha
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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