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Ponca State Park

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Ponca State Park

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88090 Spur 26 E, Ponca, NE 68770-7096
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Dianna S wrote a review Jul 2020
Titusville, Florida2 contributions
Beautiful campground. It got a 3 because we brought our motor home in towing a vehicle with a total of 3 people and they charged us a state park fee for both the motor home and truck. Did not find that fair as we had paid for 3 nights at the campground and it’s not like we would be driving the RV in and out of the campground. The travel trailers don’t get charged why on earth would they charge for our RV? Had we not paid in advance we would have left. As far as who was with our party it was myself, spouse and elderly mother.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jessica B wrote a review Jul 2020
Omaha, Nebraska202 contributions65 helpful votes
Ponca State Park is truly a gem. Lots of tree cover and beach access to the Missouri. Almost felt like being in a rainforest. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: July 2020
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dontchange wrote a review Oct 2019
Tampa, Florida959 contributions65 helpful votes
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There is a paved walkway that is a short distance from the learning center that overlooks the river below. The learning center has several hands on displays that would be fun for kids if they are looking for indoor activities. They have a nice gift shop and clean restrooms. They also have plenty of outdoor activities available for children and adults. They have lodging available but we didn't stay there.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jennifer P wrote a review Aug 2019
Omaha, Nebraska96 contributions22 helpful votes
My family went with other families to enjoy a long weekend and had a great time! Lots to do for the kids and the 4-room cabins were beyond my expectations. We golfed (low key, not fancy), took nature and shooting classes, went to the pool (rock wall was a hit but the water was freezing and the area surrounding the pool was too small), fished (not the best-if fishing is your main priority, this park might not be for you), hiked, biked (trails were good) and let the kids be kids and enjoy being outside! Cabins were super nice and very affordable but be sure to bring any food you need because the town of Ponca doesn’t have much as far as restaurants or stores go. Overall, a wonderful time at a lovely place!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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965deborahv wrote a review Sep 2018
Lincoln, NE, United States149 contributions20 helpful votes
Beautiful park. Very nice lodging available. I loved the Native American tribute at entry of park including water, rock sculptures. Beautiful drive through the park and on a river. There is a unique target range and many are for kids/families. Even slingshot, archery, musket, and they had some fun targets like a mammoth etc.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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