Indian Cave State Park

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Indian Cave State Park

Nebraska

(402) 883-2575

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Things To Do

Overview

With 3,052 rugged acres bordering the mighty Missouri River, Indian Cave is a pristine area, devoted to camping, hiking and backpacking, picnicking, nature and wilderness activities. Located 10 miles south of Brownville and 5 miles east on 64E, Indian Cave boasts a variety of hardwood trees, shrubs and other flora. There are 22 miles of hiking trails in the park. History buffs will enjoy the restored schoolhouse and general store from the old river town of St. Deroin, where old-time crafts are demonstrated on weekends during the summer. A group picnic shelter may be reserved. A ramp offers river access for boaters or you can put in at nearby Brownville State Recreation Area.

Map of Indian Cave (NE)

Latitude, Longitude: 40.276433, -95.594200

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Activities

  • Boating

    All types of boating is allowed. There is a boat ramp.

  • Bicycling

    22 miles are available to bicyclists in the park.

  • Camping

    There are 134 camping pads with electrical hookups (20/30/50-amp.), 10 non-pad sites with electrical hookups and 130 non-pad sites without electricity.

  • Hiking

    Explore 22 miles of hiking trails throughout the park.

  • Horseback Riding

    There are about 16 miles of trails and an established horse camp for private horses. You may need to carry in drinking water for both you and the horses.

  • Picnicking

    17 shelters provide 312 picnic tables and 275 grills.

  • RVing

    There are 134 camping pads with electrical hookups (20/30/50-amp.), 10 non-pad sites with electrical hookups and 130 non-pad sites without electricity.

Seasonality/Weather

Autumn is particularly spectacular here. Horseback trail rides are also available in season.

Directions

Driving

From Lincoln: Go east on Hwy 2 to Nebraska City, south on Hwy 75 to Auburn, east on Hwy 136 (9 miles), south on Hwy 67 (9 miles), east on 64E (5 miles).

From Omaha: Go south on Hwy 75 to Auburn, east on Hwy 136 (9 miles), south on Hwy 67 (9 miles), east on Hwy 64E (5 miles).

You can also get here from Omaha by taking Interstate I-29 south: take exit #110 to Brownville, NE. (west on Hwy 136), south on Hwy 67 (9 miles), east on Hwy 64E (five miles).

If you are traveling north out of Kansas City you would take I-29 North, take exit #110 and repeat the above sequence.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(402) 883-2575

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