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Fort Kearney State Recreation Park

1020 V Road, Kearney, NE 68847-8043
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Charleston, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Called ahead to inquire about facilities. Was told camping was $20..did not mention the additional $5 entry fee and the showers were 75 cents for 3 minutes. All fees should have been disclosed. Our choice would have been different.

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Copper Mountain, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Fort Kearney was an ideal rest stop on the I-80 on my trip from central Colorado to eastern Iowa. The tent camping fee, $5 day use and $12 overnight for $17 total, is extremely reasonable for a wonderful and convenient campground almost totally removed from freeway traffic noise. On May 19, I was the only tent in the campground, surrounded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Just several miles from town, this state park is conveniently located for those who want to experience the great outdoors yet still need to be close to town. Great paved roads for biking, rollerblades, strollers, etc. Fishing lakes all about with plenty of space to find your own favorite spot. Walking paths for those who need a little exercise. Swimming... More 

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Ravenna, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This campground has 7 lakes, shower building, dump station, swimming beach, electric and non-electric sites and has a hike/bike trail that crosses the Platte River. Weekends are busy but the camp sites are spaced far enough apart for privacy and it has many shade trees throughout the park. Fishing is excellent and the park staff is very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

This park has several positives, but I still wasn't able to give it a good review. Check-in was easy. Nice ponds for those who enjoy fishing. My husband enjoyed running on a flat well marked trail. Bathhouse was fine with affordable pay showers. Electricity at the site. The bad: very few water places to get drinking water. It was a... More 

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