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Indian Cave State Park

Opens in 30 min: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Day trip hiking

Heads up; this is not a cave and the falls at Platte River SP are only 3' tall and surrounded by... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Omaha, Nebraska
Nice park

Went for a day road trip and rode through the park. It's very nice and the cave very interesting... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

First things first; the cave is not really a cave. It is more of huge eroded sandstone overhang. But it has some prehistoric native American carvings and has a nice boardwalk and it is pretty nifty if you have not seen something like that before....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This is one of the treasures of Nebraska? The cave isn’t much but this park does have a nice campground and frisbee golf course. That’s pretty much all I can say about this place

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 121marcf
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Fall color is beautiful. Lots of trees and colors and nice drive in the park. The view of Missouri river from the viewing deck is fantastic. Totally worth the 1.5 hour driving from Omaha.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank hongyanqin
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Heads up; this is not a cave and the falls at Platte River SP are only 3' tall and surrounded by mud. Fortunately we knew this going in. This park is great for hiking, over 20 miles of trails up and down the bluffs. Scenery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Mbv9415
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Went for a day road trip and rode through the park. It's very nice and the cave very interesting. Has easy stairs to get to cave. Not many people around. Lots of porta pots along the roadway. The overlook of the Missouri River was beautiful....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Iowan65
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We drove through a one way in this state park/ Campground to see the overlook of the Missouri River Beautiful ~ we met up with a woman Kristie who personally toured us through the campgrounds and the cool Christmas decor in july and to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 581colleenc
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Several online sites suggest the cave is a must see in Nebraska. There’s not much to see, and it’s a shallow indention in the side of a cliff. That being said, the park itself offers nice hikes, scenic views of the Missouri River and some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank 262keithd
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Out and about one day, we decided to venture out to see this place. It seems like a great place to camp, both tent & RV! The caves were interesting. It's much easier to describe the scenery by viewing photos than it is to try...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank AngeLofLourde
Reviewed July 10, 2018

My husband, two boys (4 and 7.5) and I spent a day here and it was wonderful! We went on a Saturday, got a late start but made it by noon. Took a drive on the One Way road, had a picnic in a grassy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ashlee D
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This place is in every travel guide I’ve ever looked at. We moved to Nebraska last year. Finally made it to the park today. Let’s blame it on the day. Due to rain over the past week, much of the park was flooded. We couldn’t...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Hatcher08
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April 25, 2018|
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March 15, 2018|
Response from Andy11177777 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not really a cave. It has worn away because of erosion and other causes. It’s still cool to view, but you stay on a walkway to see it all.