The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Nebraska State Parks and Recreation

Nebraska doesn’t have any national parks but it has 12 State Parks, 4 State Fish Hatcheries, 1 State Wildlife Area, 68 State Wildlife Management Areas, 2 National Forests, 1 National Historic Site, 4 National Wildlife Areas, 6 National Wildlife Refuges, 1 National Recreation Area, & 2 Wilderness Areas.


State Parks

State Fish Hatcheries

State Wildlife Area

State Wildlife Management Areas

National Forests

National Historic Site

National Wildlife Areas

National Wildlife Refuges

  • Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge  
  • John W. and Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge  
  • North Platte National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District  
  • Valentine National Wildlife Refuge

National Recreation Area

Nebraska Wilderness Areas

There are two wilderness areas in the state of Nebraska.

  • Fort Niobrara Wilderness
  • Soldier Creek Wilderness