Chadron State Park

Nebraska's Oldest State Park Offers Wilderness Fun

Founded in 1921, Chadron State Park was Nebraska’s first state park. It encompasses nearly 1,000 acres of Pine Ridge wilderness nine miles south of Chadron on Highway 385. The park offers fishing, camping, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching and horseback riding. Cabins are available April 15-Nov. 15. A swimming pool and sand volleyball courts elevate the fun, and mountain bikes and paddle boats are for rent. The RV campground has 70 electrical hookups, showers, laundromat, dump station and playground. Primitive camping also is available. Hike and bike trails spread in every direction. (308) 432-6167. 

For more information about Chadron, contact the Chadron Chamber of Commerce at (800) 603-2937 or visit