Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
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Making Reservations


For Reservations:

Call (402) 471-1414 (9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or go online at www.OutdoorNebraska.org to Reserve Your Fun Today! Web reservations are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Year to date reservations begin at 9 a.m. CT. The call center observes all state holidays and will be closed.

Lodging

Lodging reservations are available up to a year in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. During peak season a two night minimum stay is required. (This requirement may be waived if a room or cabin is available for one night between two prior reservations or walk-in registration.) During non-peak season, one-night stays are accepted for Sundays through Thursdays. Reservations require a $7 reservation fee per unit in addition to the regular lodging fee. Cabin check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is 11 a.m. (except at Fort Robinson State Park, where check-in time is 5 p.m. and check-out time is 10 a.m.).

Camping

Designated camp sites may be reserved up to a year in advance at 24 park locations across the state.

Reservations require a $7 reservation fee in addition to the regular camping fee. Reserved sites may not be available until 4 p.m. the day of arrival.

Reservations for primitive tent campsites are also accepted at Smith Falls State Park. To make reservations to camp at Smith Falls, please call the park number at (402)376-1306. Camping at all other areas is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Camping sites must be vacated by the time posted unless you re-register.

Payment

  • Payment in full is required at the time the reservation is made.
  • Payment may be made by Visa or MasterCard, check, money order or cash.
  • There is a non-refundable $7 (plus tax) reservation fee per lodging unit, camp site, picnic shelter or facility. To reserve a horse stall there is a nonrefundable $5 (plus tax) reservation fee.
  • Payment in full is required within 10 calendar days of making reservation when paying by check and when reservation is made more than 30 days ahead of your arrival. Payment must be received at the park within 10 calendar days of making a reservation or the reservation will be canceled.
Cancellations and Refunds

All cancellation requests must be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail to the park where the reservation is held.

Partial Cancellations

On year-to-date reservations, canceling dates from the beginning dates of a reservation is not allowed and is non-refundable at any time during peak season. Reservations that encompass both non-peak and peak season dates are governed by the peak season partial Cancellation Guideline. Guests are not allowed to transfer their arrival date to a later date within the same existing reservation dates.

Cabins, Lodge Rooms, Cabooses, Overnight & Day Use Group Lodges (*except Comanche Hall at Fort Robinson, see below)

Reservation fees per unit are not refundable. < 30 days prior to arrival date = refund, minus a 1 night’s rental per unit being cancelled and cancellation fee of $5 per unit. 30 days or greater prior to arrival date = refund minus a cancellation fee of $5 per unit.

Camping, Tepees, Horse Stalls, Boat Docks and Picnic Shelters

Reservation fees per unit are not refundable. <7 days prior to arrival date = refund, minus a 1 night’s rental per site/unit being cancelled and cancellation fee of $5 per site/unit.

7 days or greater prior to arrival date = refund minus a cancellation fee of $5 per site/unit.

*Comanche Hall (Fort Robinson State Park)

<90 days prior to arrival date = refund, minus a 1 night’s rental and $5 cancellation fee. 90 days or greater prior to arrival date = refund minus a cancellation fee of $5.