14421 346th St, Louisville Nebraska 68037
402-234-2217 Fax 402-234-2520
Platte River State Park is an innovative area, where the Game and Parks Commission has implemented some intriguing concepts in park lodging, management, and design. This up-to-the-minute facility offers a wide range of activities and lodging choices, while keeping costs to a minimum. Situated about three miles west of Louisville, Platte River State Park sits just about halfway between the state's two largest cities of Omaha and Lincoln. The 418-acre park merged what were once three separate areas-Harriet Harding Campfire Girls Camp, Camp Esther K. Newman, and a 104-acre wooded area. Much of the renovation undertaken and facilities built came about with the help of a number of foundations, businesses and individuals who contributed many thousands of dollars to the development of the park. To recognize that generosity, many facilities here bear the names of those contributors.
Other Nebraska State Parks nearby:
(Lincoln) Blue River State Recreation Area
(Raymond) Branched Oak State Recreation Area
(Lincoln) Conestoga State Recreation Area
(Ashland) Eugene T, Mahoney State Park
(Ames) Freemont Lakes State Recreation Area
(Louisville) Louisville State Recreation Area
03/24 Coming to The Louisville area
Jefferson Bell Tower Festival Jefferson IA June7-8 Jefferson's annual Festival promises a weekend full of family-friendly fun and entertainment. Nestled in the middle of Greene County's county seat, the Festival is home to a broad spectrum of activities.
Swedish Festival Stromberg NE June14-16 Welcome to Stromsberg, the Swede capital of Nebraska. Swedish dancing, costumes, and food can be enjoyed throughout the festivities.
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.