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Fort Robinson Sp

United States


Brochure InfoSummary Western Nebraska's premier state park, Fort Robinson, west of Crawford, has it all -- with more than 22,000 acres of exquisite Pine Ridge scenery, compelling old west history, exceptional lodging, loads of fun-time activities, scenic camping and the park's own buffalo and longhorn herds. Attractions There are many ways to spend a day at the fort. First on the agenda should be a ride on the horse drawn tour to get acquainted with this unique park. Enjoy a refreshing Pine Ridge morning on horseback, or an open-air Jeep ride among the buttes. When the day warms up, head for the indoor, olympic size, Lindeken Pool, complete with outdoor wading pool and sun deck. Outdoor evening steak cookouts, morning hayrack breakfasts cooked outside among the buttes are just a few of the fun activities that Fort Robinson provides it's guests. Fort Robinson Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily during the summer season. The park can also cater for group functions from mid-April to mid-November. Snacks are available at the Sutler's Store in the Activities Center. Campground Notes Fort Robinson State Park's shady campground offers electrical hookup sites plus primitive sites. Conveniently located are modern restrooms, showers, water, dump station, picnic tables and a shelter. Fort Robinson offers a nice campground for the horse lovers. Put your horse up for the night in one of the newly remodeled horse barns. With many miles of trails to ride through the beautiful Pine Ridge, this makes a great place to camp and enjoy the outdoors. Fort Robinson campground offers group camping with equestrian facilities. The campground is open year round with electricity. Showers and water will be shut down during the winter months. Accommodations Fort Robinson State Park visitors can choose lodging from rooms in the 1909 enlisted men's quarters or "cabins" ranging from sleep 2 to 20 in the former officers quarters that date from 1874 to 1909. All "cabins" have kitchens, baths, living rooms and bedrooms. Several sleep 6 and all larger units have living rooms. Cabins are full housekeeping units furnished with blankets, towels, stoves, refrigerators, silverware and cooking utensils. You may also reserve a picnic shelter for your group or family reunion. Group and meeting facilities include Dodd Hall, Buffalo Soldier Barracks and the Mare Barn Annex. Dodd Hall and the Buffalo Soldier Barracks can seat up to 200 people and the mare Barn Annex seats up to 150 people. Don't forget asking about having the Fort Robinson Restaurant cater your next group or meeting event. The State Historical Society operates a museum and many restored or reconstructed exhibit buildings to interpret the Fort's history. Visit the new exhibit The Clash of the Mammoths at the Trailside Museum of Natural History. A fossil find unlike any other in the world! The University of Nebraska operates the Trailside Museum which interprets the geology and natural history of the region. The town of Chadron and Chadron State Park is less than 30 miles away. Guests can enjoy the sites and activities at both park locations. Visit the U.S. Forest Service, Toadstool Park, which is approximately 20 miles from Fort Robinson State Park. Toadstool Park is in a region of badlands formed on the flank of the Pine Ridge Escarpment near Crawford, NE. The landscapes offer stunning vistas of rugged badlands and the vast plains of North America's interior. Or approximately 20 miles away guests can visit the Hudson-Meng Museum & Archaeology Research Center, which is the world's largest Alberta Culture Bison Kill Site and museum. Key InfoATTENTION - IMPORTANT INFORMATION, READ CAREFULLY Updated COVID 19 Policies: We ask that you protect yourselves and the staff by maintaining appropriate social distancing guidelines. The Game and Parks Commission reminds park guest to practice social distancing to ensure compliance with the state’s Directed Health Measures amid the COVID-19 heath situation. Necessary permits, such as fishing licenses and parks entry passes, should be purchased in advance online here: https://ngpc-home.ne.gov/ The health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. Based on health concerns regarding COVID-19, we are working to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus disease to our guests, employees, and the greater community by implementing the following policies. If boating, do not congregate at boat ramps, boat docks, and beach areas. Avoid high –touch areas. Clean public use surfaces, such as boat dock handrails and fish cleaning stations, picnic tables, with disinfecting wipe prior to use. Camping reservations may be made a minimum of three days in advance of arrival and a maximum of 180 days in advance of arrival. CHECK IN AND OUT SCHEDULE- If you check out early, the unused portion of your payment will be forfeited. Food Service Details Fort Robinson Inn serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Memorial Day - Labor Day. The park can also cater for group functions from mid-April to mid-November. Snacks are available at the Sutler's Store in the Activities Center. Horses Fort Robinson is a horse lover's paradise with some 22,000 acres with many miles of trails and fire service roads to ride. Horses can be boarded in the barn at Fort Robinson for a few dollars a night. You will need to bring your own feed and hay. Concessions List Sutler Store offers snack items open 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily Memorial Day - Labor Day. Office Details Fort Robinson Lodge Park Office is open 24 hours a day Memorial Day - Labor Day. Lodging and camping registration, gifts, lobby, restaurant. Visit Details Activities Center: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily Memorial Day - Labor Day. Crafts center, old-time photo booth, nature center, bicycle rental. Trailside Museum - (University of Nebraska) Area natural and geologic historic displays. 9 am - 6 pm Memorial Day - Labor Day 10:00 am - 5:00 pm April. May, Sept. and October Fort Robinson Museum (State Historical Society) Summer Hours:8 a.m. - 5 p.m Dailybr> A Nebraska State Park Permit is required to enter this park area. A Nebraska Licensed Vehicle Park Entry Permit is $30 for an Annual Permit, $15 for a Duplicate Annual Permit (used for that second vehicle in your family) or a Daily Permit which is $6 per day you are staying. A Non-Nebraska Licensed Vehicle Park Entry Permit is $60, $30 for a Duplicate Annual Permit or a Daily Permit which is $12 per day. You may purchase your Park Permit prior to your stay by shopping online at OutdoorNebraska.org.All vehicles entering a Nebraska Park Area are required to have a valid park entry permit.Important Information for Daily EntranceDirection3 miles West of Crawford on U.S. Highway 20.Booking Window Product InfoFee Cancellation DescFee Information Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $8.50 non-refundable on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation. Payment Methods Accepted On-line: Cancellation Policy Reservations may be cancelled online or submitted by email to the Nebraska reservation call center at ngpc.reservations@nebraska.gov or directly submitted to the park where the reservation(s) are held, by mail, e-mail, or fax. A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. Additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 30 days prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information

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