Description - *This information provided by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commision*
The majestic beauty of the Pine Ridge forms the backdrop for this great, get away from it all state park, 9 miles south of Chadron on U.S. 385. At an elevation of nearly 5,000 feet, the 972 acre park lies in the heart of the Nebraska National Forest and is dominated by ponderosa pines.
- Located in the beautiful Pine Ridge of NW Nebraska. Campers will enjoy their stay at Chadron at the modern campground, complete with electrical hookups, showers, laundry, picnic tables, grills, a playground for the kids and a dump station.
All campers must register. Reservations are accepted. Reservations are taken for 50% of the modern camping. Reservations are taken up to 1 year in advance of arrival day.
Chadron State Park also has lodging accommodations to fit your needs. Cabins are furnished with blankets, towels, stoves, refrigerators, silverware and cooking utensils. Cabin lodging reservations are accepted up to one year in advance and are taken online, telephone, mail or in person at the park during regular park office hours.
There are 22 two bedroom, housekeeping cabins available from mid April to mid November, plus a group camp/conference facility. Chadron boasts a top-notch modern campground with 70 pads all with 30 amp electrical hookups. Excellent hike-bike trails lace the park and adjoining Forest Service lands.
Recreation - The park offers a swimming pool, horseback trail rides, tennis and sand volleyball courts, craft center, snack bar, souvenirs, mountain bike rentals, paddle boats on the picturesque lagoon, fishing, hiking, evening programs, picnic tables, shelters (which can be reserved), water, dump station, showers and modern restrooms.
9 miles south of the town of Chadron on Hwy 385