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Sherman, Box Butte Open Reservations

Nebraska’s Sherman Reservoir and Box Butte Reservoir state recreation areas announced the opening of new and expanded campgrounds, ready for reservations starting yesterday, April 8.

At Sherman Reservoir State Recreation Area, near Loup City, the West Ridge Campground has undergone an expansion, now offering 61 campsites equipped with Electric Plus (30/50 amp) service, according to a press release. To accommodate both planners and spontaneous travelers, the reservation policy has been designed to allocate half of the sites to advance reservations, while the remaining half will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Similarly, Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Area, located near Hemingford, has introduced a new campground that includes 20 Electric Plus (30/50 amp) campsites. This addition is complemented by a modern shower house and a dump station, enhancing the convenience for campers. The campground also adopts a balanced reservation approach, with half of the sites reservable and the remainder open for walk-in campers. Visitors are encouraged to respect the environment, particularly the newly planted grass that the park is diligently working to establish.

Reservations for both locations can be made for stays beginning May 1, with the booking process opening at 9 a.m. Central time on April 8. Campers have the option to secure their spots through OutdoorNebraska.gov, the Reserve America Reservation App, or by contacting the Nebraska Game and Parks Call Center.

These projects have been largely supported by the Nebraska Capital Maintenance Fund, established by the Legislature in 2016 to aid in the preservation of public outdoor recreation facilities and parklands. Additional funding comes from the Nebraska Game and Parks’ funds, which are generated through user fees within the state park system.

Nebraska’s state parks offer a wide array of recreational opportunities, catering to both RV and tent campers. These parks are gateways to experiencing the natural beauty of Nebraska, offering a chance to get closer to nature, whether through a leisurely day enjoying park amenities or an evening around a campfire.

The state parks showcase an extensive network of trails, catering to a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. The introduction of an interactive trail map further enriches the outdoor experience, allowing visitors to easily locate trails that match their interests and abilities. 

For more information about Nebraska’s parks, click here.

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LaylaStar
LaylaStar
April 9, 2024 3:05 pm

Outdoor lovers! How cool is it that Sherman and Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Areas have spruced up their campgrounds? The hiking trails and fishing spots got a makeover too! I’m psyched to explore all this new nature goodness. Let’s plan a trip to soak up Nebraska’s park beauty!

Daniel Brown
Daniel Brown
April 9, 2024 3:41 pm
Reply to  LaylaStar

I hope they’ve spruced up the campgrounds at Sherman and Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Areas. Are you wondering if there are new amenities to enjoy during your stay?

DianaGrove
DianaGrove
April 10, 2024 6:07 am
Reply to  Daniel Brown

There are new amenities for you to enjoy. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the added perks at Sherman, Box Butte Open Reservations. Also, some sites offer stunning lake views!

William Allen
William Allen
April 9, 2024 4:14 pm

The new Electric Plus campsites at Sherman Reservoir and Box Butte Reservoir offer a cozy outdoor experience. Don’t forget to book early starting April 8 for a spot in these popular campgrounds!

Riley Wind
Riley Wind
April 9, 2024 11:53 pm

I’m really concerned about how the new campgrounds at Sherman and Box Butte Reservoirs might affect the fresh grass. Let’s all be extra careful and stick to the paths to protect the delicate environment there. It’s up to us to keep these areas beautiful for everyone to enjoy!

JadeK9Lover_26
JadeK9Lover_26
April 10, 2024 3:40 am

I can’t stop wondering if campers are already enjoying the new Electric Plus campsites at Sherman & Box Butte Reservoirs. Have you tried them out yet? I’m curious about your experiences and any cool events coming up!

RoughStart138
RoughStart138
April 10, 2024 8:03 am

Ready to soak up nature’s calm at Sherman and Box Butte Reservoirs? Book your spot from April 8, 9 a.m. Central time, and cherish the beauty while respecting the environment. Let’s explore together!

Thomas Lopez
Thomas Lopez
April 10, 2024 8:48 am

Looking for a peaceful camping spot in Nebraska? Sherman and Box Butte Reservoir State Recreation Areas have got you covered! They’ve upgraded their campgrounds for both the planners and the spontaneous campers. Let’s show some love to nature as we book our spots starting May 1. Happy camping!

neil_night
neil_night
April 10, 2024 3:49 pm

Hey fellow outdoor enthusiasts! Great news – Sherman Reservoir and Box Butte Reservoir now have Electric Plus campsites and an easy online booking system. Let’s all mark May 1st, 9 a.m. Central time on our calendars to snag a spot hassle-free. Who’s excited to enjoy Nebraska’s beautiful outdoors with these upgrades?

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