Memorial Day Events at State Parks

LINCOLN – Enjoy the outdoors at more than a dozen events in Nebraska state parks over the Memorial Day weekend, May 28 – 30.

The events are as diverse as the parks themselves. They include:

May 28 – Migratory Bird Day, Indian Cave State Park (SP): Participate in a guided bird hike, a fish fry, outdoor movie and a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt.

May 28 – Trout Presentation and Clinic, Two River State Recreation Area (SRA): Watch a presentation on trout, trout fishing, hatcheries, bait and more.

May 29 – SAC Museum Portable Dome Planetarium – Constellations of the Night Sky, Two Rivers SRA: Lie inside the dome-shaped planetarium and watch a constellation of the night sky show.

May 28 – 29 – Fun Day at Niobrara, Niobrara SP: Take part in a birding hike, an educational program with a wildlife biologist, a buffalo cookout and other activities.

May 28 – 30 – Living History Demonstrations, Fort Kearny State Historical Park: Visit an 1860s soldiers’ camp and watch wood carving demonstrations.

A park entry permit is required for all vehicles entering the parks. To learn more information and to see all events, visit For more information about Nebraska state parks, visit:


About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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