National Parks in Nebraska
Nebraska is part of the Midwest region of the United States and is the 16th-largest by land area and the 37th-most populous.
National Parks in Oklahoma
There are no sites specifically designated as a “National Park” in Nebraska.
Depending on where you are, the closest National Park to northern Nebraska is either the Wind Caves or Badlands National Parks… both located in the southwest corner of South Dakota.
To the south, Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is the closest. It is about 130 miles south of Nebraska’s border with Colorado.
National Park Sites in Nebraska
Even though there are no National Parks in Nebraska, there are five official National Park Service sites located in the state.
|Missouri National Recreational River||National Recreational River||Yankton, 57078|
|Scotts Bluff National Monument||National Monument||Gering, 69341|
|Agate Fossil Beds National Monument||National Monument||Harrison, 69346|
|Homestead National Monument of America||National Historical Park||Beatrice, 68310|
|Niobrara National Scenic River||National Scenic River||Valentine, 69201|
State Parks of Nebraska
As of 2022, there are 9 official state parks located within Nebraska.
The most popular state park is the stunning Fort Robinson State Park, which showcases old-west history, buffalo herds and rocky cliffs.
Arbor Lodge State Park
Chadron State Park
Fort Kearney State Park
Fort Robinson State Park
Niobrara State Park
Ponca State Park
Smith Falls State Park
Stolley State Park
Victora Springs State Park