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Ponca State Park

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88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
+1 402-755-2284
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Great time at Ponca!!

We stayed at the rustic cabins on a hill. Even though it was very hot out, we were cool with all... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
South Dakota
A really nice state park for people of all ages

The Ponca State Park is nestled in the extreme NE. corner of Nebraska where the Missouri River... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
John A
Dakota City, Nebraska
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88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
+1 402-755-2284
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We stayed at the rustic cabins on a hill. Even though it was very hot out, we were cool with all the trees. It is a very nice park that is not to over developed. You can ride horses or swim in there nice, new...More

2  Thank firefly331
Reviewed June 20, 2017

The Ponca State Park is nestled in the extreme NE. corner of Nebraska where the Missouri River borders South Dakota Iowa and Nebraska. They recently opened a new aquatics center, as I have not seen it but I hear its really nice. The have a...More

2  Thank John A
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Very nice park. We stayed in a mini lodge and we were impressed. Brand new swimming pool. Nice playground for the kids. Not overrun with people. Lots of hiking.

1  Thank fjward
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

This is a great park with beautiful scenery, fun activities and good camping sites or cabins. We have been here before in the autumn and in the heat of summer. This time it was cold and windy. No matter the weather or time of year...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

It is a nice park and the different views are very pretty. There are a number of walks that are nice and easy. Pretty park and nice place for a day visit

Thank GHarycki
Reviewed September 22, 2016

There was a lot to do for young children. There was great food. The only down fall was long lines. The greatest thing was the shuttles. Would I recommend it to a friend? YES

Thank Susan B
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Ponca State Park facilities have been upgraded and made more family friendly. You can still rent a rustic cabin (with pretty complete kitchens and air conditioning) but you can also rent new lodges that are lovely with a home-in-the-woods feel. New swimming pool, shooting range,...More

3  Thank Huskr
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We spent Labor Day weekend at Ponca State Park. Our family rented 8 of the rustic cabins and had such a great time. They do have modern cabins but I would recommend the rustic cabins if you want to be in the park and closer...More

Thank SuzyG93
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The park has so many great spots for camping, hiking trails throughout, river for fishing/boating, and weekend activities at the education center. We loved visiting the water slide/pool the last weekend of summer. Super happy we brought bikes (though the hills are aplenty!). Kids were...More

1  Thank Jana M
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of the new cabins and other recent development at the entrance area, but what a beautiful park! All kinds of hiking trails and beautiful views. Definite must visit.

2  Thank John J
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June 17, 2017|
Response from fjward | Reviewed this property |
No restaurant in the park but the town of Ponca has grocery stores and restaurants
Margaret C
August 15, 2016|
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Response from Angelo T | Reviewed this property |
I know they have the modern ones on there, didn't notice the rustic ones on there. They're planning to rebuild some of them.