• Sunflowers abloom on the prairie.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

Camping

Chautauqua Park - South side of Beatrice, 3 1/2 blocks east off 6th Street [U. S. 77] on Gable Street. Electircal hoo-ups [30 and 50 amp] for 20 units each with sewer hook up and water hydrants.

Riverside Park - West side of Beatrice, 4 blocks north off Court Street [U. S. 136] on Sumner Street. Electrical hook-up [20 amp] for 10 units.

Gage County Fairgrounds - West side of Beatrice, 2 blocks south off Court street [U. S. 136] on Logan Street. Electrical hook-ups, dump staton.

Rockford Lake State Recreation Area - 8 miles east of Beatrice on U. S. 136 and 2 miles south on South 94th Road. Electrical hook-ups for 30 units; 77 sites without electricity. Nebraska State Park Use Permit Required.

Rock Creek Station State Recreation Area - 21 miles west of Beatrice on U. S. 136 to Jansen and then 4 1/2 miles south on 573rd Avenue. Electrical hook-ups for 25 units, 10 sites without electricity, dump station. Nebraska State Park Use Permit Required.

Big Indian Natural Resources District Recreation Area - 15 miles south of Beatrice on U. S. 77 and 3 miles east on East Sycamore Road.

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Did You Know?

Homesteaders in front of sod house

The Homestead Act of 1862, which gave away 160 acre claims, was repealed in the lower 48 states in 1976. In Alaska, claims could be filed up to 1986! More...