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Description - *This information provided by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commision*

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park offers year-round accommodations and recreational use. This ultra modern park offers a spectacular array of lodging, group meeting facilities and activities. Located near Ashland, just off of I 80 at exit 426, Mahoney nestles on 690 acres along the picturesque Platte River.

Attractions - The dominant feature of the park, the Lodge, offers 40 guest rooms, each with private bath. There are sleeping lofts and fireplaces in 16 rooms. Each has two queen beds. The Park Lodge also houses the restaurant (where guests can dine with the scenic Platte River as a backdrop), a gift shop and meeting rooms. The restaurant can also cater meals for group activities.

Little Creek and Lakeside campgrounds offer spacious, hardsurfaced pads, situated among mature shade trees near Owen Marina Lake. Modern shower/latrine buildings and drinking water are conveniently located in both areas. There is a coin-operated laundry in the shower building at Little Creek. Trailer dump stations and water are available near the park entrance.

Eugene T. Mahoney State Park Cabins Secluded on wooded ridgetops, the modern housekeeping cabins are available throughout the year. Linens, tableware and basic cookware are provided. Each cabin has air conditioning/heat, fireplace, TV, refrigerator, range, outdoor deck and grill. The three- and four-bedroom cabins can host larger families or group retreats. The other cabins all have two bedrooms, and some are ADA-accessible.

Peter Kiewit Lodge The lodge offers 40 guest rooms, each with AC and heat, telephone, TV and a private bath. Sixteen have sleeping lofts, and all but 16 rooms have walkout decks that overlook the park or the Platte River. Lodge rooms have two queen beds each and the loft lodge rooms have 2 queen beds and a queen size sofa sleeper. Off-season rates are available on park lodging.

Recreation - Mahoney has myrid recreational activities, including a Family Aquatic Center complete with a 0-depth swimming and wave pool and two 200-plus-foot curling water slides. Other activities include miniature golf, driving range, tennis and basketball courts, softball fields, horseback trail rides, crafts, fishing, picnicking, hiking, 70-foot observation tower, nature conservatory, theDenman and Mary Mallory Kountze Theater, sand volleyball and waterway.

At Owen Marina, visitors will find the camp store with ice cream, snacks and sandwiches, can rent a paddleboat and checkout recreational equipment. Winter activities, depending on conditions, include cross country skiing, sledding and toboggan runs and ice fishing. The Activity Center provides year-round entertainment with an indoor playground, activity simulators, concession stand and an ice skating rink.

Location - E. T. Mahoney State Park is located between Omaha & Lincoln on Interstate I-80, Exit 426. Upon taking exit 426, turn North and go 1/2 mile on Hwy 66, entrance before Strategic Air & Space Museum. If traveling from Ashland,from the east or west on Hwy 6 to Ashland, turn onto Hwy 66, go South 3 miles on Hwy 66, entrance after Strategic Air & Space Museum (before I-80).

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Contact Information:
Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, 28500 West Park Hwy , Ashland, Nebraska, 68003, Phone: (402) 944-2523
, Mahoney@ngpc.ne.gov

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