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Camping Options near Omaha for Big Baseball Games

Coming to Omaha for any of the big men’s college baseball games June 14 – 25?

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Need a place to camp? There are some very nice, scenic state park lands with camping options within about a 35-50 minute drive of TD AmeriTrade Park in downtown Omaha where the games will be played.

Mahoney State Park Tower View of Platte River Valley.

Mahoney State Park Tower View of Platte River Valley.

Mahoney State Park Campsite.

Mahoney State Park Campsite.

Those state park lands are:

The Eugene T. Mahoney State Park off of I-80 Exit #426 near Ashland (Ph: 402-944-2523)

– Louisville Lakes State Recreation Area 1/2 mile northwest of Louisville just west of Louisville, NE (Ph: 402-234-6855)

Campsite at Louisville Lakes.

Campsite at Louisville Lakes.

– Memphis Lake State Recreation Area on the northwestern edge of Memphis (Ph: 402-471-0641 Game & Parks Lincoln Office ask for Parks Division)

Platte River State Park (Unique Teepees Offered for a Fee/Teepee Camping Only) located about 4 miles southwest of Louisville (Ph: 402-234-2217)

Two Rivers State Recreation Area situated just south of Hwy. 92 and 264th Street near Waterloo (Ph: 402-359-5165)

Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area just north of Wahoo (Phone Two Rivers for info, at: 402-359-5165)

Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area 3 miles west of Fremont, NE on Hwy. 30 (Ph: 402-727- 2922)

Summit Lake State Recreation Area located 4 1/2 miles southwest of Tekamah, NE (Ph: 402-374-1727 or Fort Atkinson State Historical Park 402-468-5611)

There’s plenty to do in between games, too, especially at Mahoney State Park!

Mahoney State Park Family Aquatic Center.

Swimming at Mahoney State Park’s Family Aquatic Center.

Playground at Mahoney State Park.

Enjoying the Playground Equipment at Mahoney State Park.

 

Seeing Horses and Horseback Riding at Mahoney State Park.

Seeing Horses and Horseback Riding at Mahoney State Park.

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Fishing at Mahoney State Park’s CenturyLink Lake.

See you out there!

Catching a Glimpse of Wildlife like these Whitetail Deer at Mahoney State Park.

Catching a Glimpse of Wildlife like these Whitetail Deer at Mahoney State Park.

 

About Greg Wagner

A native of Gretna, NE, a graduate of Gretna High School and Bellevue University, Greg Wagner currently serves as the Public Information Officer and Manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission's Service Center in Omaha. On a weekly basis, Wagner can be heard on a number of radio stations, seen on local television in Omaha, and on social media sites, creatively conveying natural resource conservation messages as well as promoting outdoor activities and destinations in Nebraska. Wagner, whose career at Game and Parks began in 1979, walks, talks, lives, breathes and blogs about Nebraska’s outdoors. He grew up in rural Gretna, building forts in the woods, hunting, fishing, collecting leaves, and generally thriving on constant outdoor activity. One of the primary goals of his blog is to get people, especially young ones, to have fun and spend time outside!

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  1. The Aquatic Center at Mahoney Park is beautiful! I highly recommend everyone to check it out!

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