Area 242 acres.
Another popular park, this area is quite similar to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, and also to Louisville Lakes State Park. Migrant warblers are abundant, and Kentucky warblers may breed here, as do scarlet and summer tanagers. There are 10 miles of hiking trails and two observation towers. Cabins are
Habitat includes 268 acres of marsh, 185 acres of cropland and 25 acres of pastureland. A large basin southeast of Aurora that includes a shallow seasonal pond and mixed upland and lowland habitats. In wet springs this shallow marsh may attract up to 100,000 geese, primarily white-fronted, and is a
Consists of 960 acres of canyons, a trout stream, and mixed grasslands and wooded habitats. No facilities.
Habitat includes 485 acres of wetland and 627 acres of upland.
Area 36 acres. Consists of riverine wooded habitats. State park entry permit required. This area includes a small, peaceful, primitive campground and access to the Missouri River. The campground and surrounding area is dominated by large cottonwoods with some shrubby understory. This is a good place to see migratory and
Area 1,021 acres. Comprised mostly of native prairie, with some wooded habitats and a small amount of cropland. Supports a flock of about 20 greater prairie-chickens, which have a lek located near the center of the prairie (about 0.75 mile from the perimeter parking lots, which are located at the
Area 230 acres. Riparian wooded habitats along the Niobrara River.
Natural Resource District reservoir. Sometimes attracts migrant gulls and waterfowl.
Oxbow Trail Recreational Area is located in managed by the Upper Big Blue Natural Resource District. Swimming, camping, hiking, restrooms, handicap facilities, and parking are available at the site. Opened in December of 1998, the spring-fed Oxbow Trail Reservoir continues to develop.