Platte River State Park, Louisville

#16 of 40 in Nature in Nebraska
Platte River State Park is a public recreation area encompassing 453 acres (183 ha) on the southern bluffs of the Platte River two miles (3.2 km) west of Louisville, Nebraska. The state park has a relatively steep, rolling topography compared to the surrounding region, with much of it forested.
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  • We went there just for hiking. Great trails for everyone! This was my first time and I will definitely go back. As any state park, you will need to get a pass. You can get a day pass or the...  more »
  • My husband and I took our 2 young kids to a cabin in Platte River State Park for a weekend getaway. While we enjoyed the updated cabin, the beds were sooo hard and uncomfortable, we ended up leaving.....  more »
  • TONS to do here! The nature trail, the observation tower, the falls, splash pad are all so much fun! There’s paddle boat rentals, craft den, horseback riding and more! The cabins look fun and I might be excited for camping there on the new campsites (WITH water hookups and electric) but they are quite close and no shade since no trees currently. I think it’ll be great for camping in 10 years though.
  • Pretty, fun, but don't come here in the summer to camp in a tepee. Sweltering doesn't even begin to describe it. That said, definitely come visit. It's beautiful, and if I had realized the tepee situation ahead of time, I would have had a much more enjoyable stay

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