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Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 1 all-day
Fort Atkinson SHP in Ft. Calhoun, NE. will be hosting a series of Living History weekends from May through October. The park will be celebrating a bicentennial year with it being two hundred years that[...]
National Trails Day
National Trails Day @ Indian Cave State Park
Jun 1 all-day
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on June 2nd for National Trails Day. Volunteers are needed for trail restoration, contact Indian Cave State Park at 402-883-2575. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Rock Creek Trail Days
Rock Creek Trail Days @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jun 1 all-day
HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION on the East and West Ranches Apple Butter, Frontier Games, Pony Express Runs, Blacksmithing , Frontier Cabin Life, Ranch Interpretation, Butter & Biscuits , Hawk Throwing, Rope Making, Dutch Oven Cooking, Lace Making[...]
Scheels 3-D Archery Tournament
Scheels 3-D Archery Tournament @ Ponca State Park
Jun 1 all-day
The public is invited to compete in a 3-D shoot hosted by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and sponsored by Scheels. Each round of shooting includes 60 targets. There will be prizes and giveaways. More[...]
Introduction to Archery 10:00 am
Introduction to Archery @ Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn to fire an arrow or knock off some rust! Introductory Archery will be offered at Kramper Lake Spillway at the northwest corner of the lake. Look for the Nebraska Game & Parks Shooting Sports[...]
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Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 2 all-day
Fort Atkinson SHP in Ft. Calhoun, NE. will be hosting a series of Living History weekends from May through October. The park will be celebrating a bicentennial year with it being two hundred years that[...]
Rock Creek Trail Days
Rock Creek Trail Days @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jun 2 all-day
HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION on the East and West Ranches Apple Butter, Frontier Games, Pony Express Runs, Blacksmithing , Frontier Cabin Life, Ranch Interpretation, Butter & Biscuits , Hawk Throwing, Rope Making, Dutch Oven Cooking, Lace Making[...]
Scheels 3-D Archery Tournament
Scheels 3-D Archery Tournament @ Ponca State Park
Jun 2 all-day
The public is invited to compete in a 3-D shoot hosted by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and sponsored by Scheels. Each round of shooting includes 60 targets. There will be prizes and giveaways. More[...]
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Naturalist Activities
Naturalist Activities @ Ponca State Park
Jun 6 all-day
9:00—11:00 am Introduction to .22 Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on .22 Rifles. Participants must be 10 years old or older. All equipment is provided. Meet and pay at Eric Wiebe Shooting[...]
Ride the Ridge
Ride the Ridge @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 6 all-day
Equestrian lovers – bring your horse out to Fort Robinson State Park and enjoy the day out on the trail or participate in equestrian games! Park entry permit required.
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Naturalist Activities
Naturalist Activities @ Ponca State Park
Jun 7 all-day
9:00-–11:00 am Introduction to Archery —Join us for an introductory course on Archery. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older. Meet and pay at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex.[...]
Wildflower Walk 7:00 pm
Wildflower Walk @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm
Celebrate Nebraska Wildflower week with a Wildflower Walk.Uncover many of the area flowers in bloom and discover key characteristics for identifying them. Please bring water and hiking shoes for this 1 mile long hike. Park[...]
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Chadron State Park 98th Anniversary Celebration
Chadron State Park 98th Anniversary Celebration @ Chadron State Park
Jun 8 all-day
Chadron State Park will be celebrating the park’s 98th Anniversary! Join us for free paddle boat rides, pellet gun shooting, displays and demonstrations, live music and much more! Park entry permit required.
Naturalist Activities
Naturalist Activities @ Ponca State Park
Jun 8 all-day
9:00—11:00 am Introduction to Archery & Shotguns — Join us for introductory courses on Archery and Shotguns. All equipment will be provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old or older and Shotgun participants must[...]
Nature Photography Walk 8:30 am
Nature Photography Walk @ Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am
Local photography Ken Shuster will join us to answer photography questions. Meet in front of the park office. Download event flyer: Nature Photography Walk Park entry permit required.
Fort Market – Vendor Blender 10:00 am
Fort Market – Vendor Blender @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Over 50 vendors at the Buffalo Barracks and Parade grounds – food, art, and more! Park entry permit required.
Introduction to Kayaking 12:00 pm
Introduction to Kayaking @ Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bring your own kayak or use one of ours! Learn the basic skills of kayaking on Kramper Lake. It is a great place to fine-tune your kayaking skills, while touring the lake and viewing wildlife.[...]
Tractor Show 12:00 pm
Tractor Show @ Indian Cave State Park
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us as the 8th Annual Tractor Relay Across Nebraska rides into the park! Noon Fish Fry: $9 adults and $6 kids (12 & under) – Catfish, coleslaw, baked beans, drink and dessert 12:30 pm[...]
Stargazing 8:30 pm
Stargazing @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 8 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Stargazing with Omaha Astronomical Society, weather and clouds permitting. Park entry permit required.
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Vintage Chevrolet Club of America
Vintage Chevrolet Club of America @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 12 all-day
Vintage cars will be on display at the Buffalo Barracks. Park entry permit required.
Family Fun Nights – McCook 6:00 pm
Family Fun Nights – McCook @ Red Willow Reservoir
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Family Fun Night activities include: Fishing (equipment provided), Archery, Kayaking and Family Cookout. All gear for activities will be provided. Only the park sticker needed to participate. All participants ages 16 and older need a[...]
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Kids’ Day
Kids’ Day @ Enders Reservoir
Jun 15 all-day
Come enjoy a fun-filled day of archery shooting, kayaking, fishing, animals of Nebraska and more at beautiful Enders State Recreation Area. Enders State Recreation Area and the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting their annual[...]
3rd Annual National Marina Day 9:00 am
3rd Annual National Marina Day @ Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 pm
Join us at Lewis & Clark State Recreation Area for our 3rd Annual National Marina Day! A nationwide event dedicating to increasing safe boating participation along with spending the day outside. There will be yoga[...]
Storm the Fort 9:30 am
Storm the Fort @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am
Run/Walk through History at the NG&P Fort Atkinson Sate Historical Park located in Fort Calhoun, NE The course starts in the 1820’s era reconstructed fort and will skirt the park grounds, following a mix of[...]
Critter Corner 11:00 am
Critter Corner @ Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am
Participants will be able to see and touch live animals, furs, feathers, skulls, and more! All ages welcome. Meet at the fishing pier near the north picnic area. Park entry permit required.
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Father’s Day Buffet 8:00 am
Father’s Day Buffet @ Platte River State Park
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us at Walter Scott Lodge at Platte River State Park for a Father’s Day Buffet! Reservations are not accepted, please contact the park office for more details. Park entry permit required.
Father’s Day Fishing Clinic 10:00 am
Father’s Day Fishing Clinic @ Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am
Experience great fishing at Kramper Lake! Baiting a hook, casting, fish identification, and other hands-on demonstrations will be presented. Bait and equipment will be provided. Meet at the ADA fishing pier. Park entry permit required.
Father’s Day Buffet 10:00 am
Father’s Day Buffet @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Join us in celebrating dad for a Father’s Day Buffet featuring barbeque ribs at the restaurant at Fort Robinson State Park. No reservations required. Park entry permit required.
Father’s Day Fish Fry 11:00 am
Father’s Day Fish Fry @ Ponca State Park
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Treat dad to a made from scratch fish fry, including Dutch oven cobbler dessert. Call ahead for the menu and to make reservations. Park entry permit required.
Father’s Day at Calamus Reservoir 3:00 pm
Father’s Day at Calamus Reservoir @ Calamus State Recreation Area
Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm
3-5 p.m.: Fishing at the fish trailer, equipment provided 4 p.m.: Dutch Oven cooking samples 5-5:45 p.m.: Survival of the Fittest, backing skills and info 7-8 p.m.: Atlatls – early weaponry 8 p.m.: Star Track,[...]
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Family Outdoor Day 10:00 am
Family Outdoor Day
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for a Family Outdoor Day at Mormon Island SRA. All ages. Nature/scavenger hunt with prizes, archery shooting, fishing (poles and bait provided), kayaking, dutch oven cooking, animal identification, camping and kids games! Meet[...]
Family Outdoor Day – Grand Island 10:00 am
Family Outdoor Day – Grand Island @ Mormon Island SRA Lake #2 Campgound
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Family Outdoor Day will take place on Saturday June 22nd from 10am to 2pm. Location will be on Lake #2 Campground and sign-in will be at the Picnic Pavilion. Activities include: Fishing (equipment provided),[...]
Hydrant Party 11:00 am
Hydrant Party @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cool off in the hydrants and enjoy watermelon! Park entry permit required.
Outdoor Survivor 1:00 pm
Outdoor Survivor @ Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm
Learn how to survive in the outdoors – just in case! This class teaches the skills related to starting a fire, orienteering yourself, providing food, and many more skills while in the outdoors. Meet at[...]
Sod House Saturday Night 5:00 pm
Sod House Saturday Night @ Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch State Historical Park
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sod House Saturday Night @ Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch State Historical Park
5pm-7pm: BBQ Supper/Concession stand 7pm-8pm: Open mic 8pm-11pm: Dance to Twin River Band Park entry permit required.
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Sidewalk Chalk Art with Pollinator Program 10:00 am
Sidewalk Chalk Art with Pollinator Program @ Niobrara State Park
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am
Children of all ages are welcome to come and show their creative side.  Bring your own chalk or borrow ours. Educational packets for all participants. A pollinator program will follow. Park entry permit required.
Ice Cream Social 1:00 pm
Ice Cream Social @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a free ice cream social and performance by Miss V the Gypsy Cowbelle! Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on Park entry permit required.
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Calamus Campfire Cookout 9:00 am
Calamus Campfire Cookout @ Calamus State Recreation Area
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am
Calamus Campfire Cookout (Breakfast) Date/Time: June 24, 9:00AM, Breakfast Served at 12:00PM, Location: York Point, Calamus SRA Fee: $10 Join Pat Jones, Food, Nutrition & Health Educator with Nebraska Extension in BKR, to cook an[...]
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Family Fun Nights – McCook 6:00 pm
Family Fun Nights – McCook @ Red Willow Reservoir
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Family Fun Night activities include: Fishing (equipment provided), Archery, Kayaking and Family Cookout. All gear for activities will be provided. Only the park sticker needed to participate. All participants ages 16 and older need a[...]
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Nature Hike 10:00 am
Nature Hike @ Danish Alps State Recreation Area
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am
Take a guided hike through some of Danish Alps’ great trails. Learn about wildlife, plants, history, and more. The hike will be approximately 1.75 miles through the Fork Loop and Prairie Loop Trails. Binoculars provided.[...]
Show and Shine Car Show 2:00 pm
Show and Shine Car Show @ Indian Cave State Park
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for the Show and Shine Car Show at Indian Cave State Park! Registration begins at 1:30pm (no fee required for registration). The awards will be held at 5p.m. Download event flyer: 2019 Car[...]
Midsummer’s Night at Victoria Springs 7:00 pm
Midsummer’s Night at Victoria Springs @ Victoria Springs State Recreation Area
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm
Have you ever wondered if the things in your backpack would get you back home safely to your family? Have you ever wanted to hunt a mastodon with the first recorded weaponry in living history?[...]
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