Riverview Marina State Recreation Area

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Riverview Marina State Recreation Area

Nebraska

(402) 873-7222

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Things To Do

Overview

Riverview Marina SRA, with its access to the Missouri River, is very popular. It is a 47-acre site adjacent to the Missouri River that offers electrical and primitive campsites with a shower house. This area, located within Nebraska City and Otoe County, offers camping, fishing and picnicking.

Two boat ramps and a dock help boaters fully enjoy the Missouri River frontage.

Campers at Riverview Marina State Recreation Area have a choice of pad sites with electricity or more primitive non-pad sites. The area has modern restroom facilities with showers.

The beautiful Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is nearby in Nebraska City.

Map of Riverview Marina State Rec. Area (NE)

Latitude, Longitude: 40.690661, -95.850735

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Activities

  • Boating

    All types of boats may access the river through the park. There are two ramps and one dock available for boaters.

  • Camping

    Campers at Riverview Marina State Recreation Area have a choice of pad sites with electricity or more primitive non-pad sites. The area has modern restroom facilities with showers. There are 16 camping pads with electrical hookups and 30 non-pad sites without electricity.

  • Fishing

    Anglers may enjoy fishing at Riverview Marina State Recreation Area.

  • Historic Sites

    The beautiful Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is nearby in Nebraska City. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park occupies 72 acres, part of the Mortons' (J. Sterling Morton is the 'father of Arbor Day') original claim. The grounds are an urban forest, arboretum and orchard, with 270 varieties of trees and shrubs, many

    Soon after the Mortons moved to Nebraska City in 1855 to take over the Nebraska City News, they built a modest four-room frame house on their 160-acre prairie claim. Those rooms have been nearly engulfed by several subsequent additions, the last completed in 1903. The mansion features Victorian and Empire furnishings, much of which was owned by the Mortons, to showcase the lives of the family. The mansion, and another restored structure, the carriage house, give visitors a glimpse of elegant living a century ago.

  • Picnicking

    The area offers 40 picnic tables, 15 grills, and a shelter.

Directions

Driving

From Lincoln, proceed on Bus. Hwy. 2. Bus. Hwy. 2 will become 4th Corso. Follow 4th Corso east to 6th Street. Turn north (left) on 6th Street, then turn east (right) two blocks to 4th Street. Turn north (left) on 4th Street and follow the road into Riverview Marina. There are brown Nebraska State Recreation directional signs to follow as well.

From Omaha, take Hwy. 75 south. Exit at Bus. Hwy. 75 turning east (left). Continue on Bus. Hwy. 75 winding into town. Bus. Hwy. 75 becomes 11th Street. Continue on 11th Street (Bus. Hwy. 75) to 4th Corso (Bus. Hwy 2). It will be the second intersection with a traffic light on 11th Street. Turn east (left) on 4th Corso and continue to 6th Street. Turn north (left) on 6th Street and continue to 7th Ave. Turn east (right) two blocks to 4th Street. Turn north (left) on 4th Street and follow the road into Riverview Marina. There are brown Nebraska State Recreation directional signs to follow as well.

From Omaha, take I-29 south to Nebraska City exit. Take Hwy. 2 over the Missouri River bridge which becomes the J. Sterling Morton Beltway. Take the FIRST turn west (right) after the bridge. This will be 4th Corso. Follow 4th Corso to 6th Street. Turn north (right) on 6th Street and continue to 7th Ave. Turn east (right) two blocks to 4th Street. Turn north (left) on 4th Street and follow the road into Riverview Marina. There are brown Nebraska State Recreation directional signs to follow as well.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(402) 873-7222

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