While over the years, Nebraska has garnered a reputation as a “fly-over state” full of cornfields and uninteresting pastures, our amazing state really is so much more. In fact, did you know that Nebraska is home to five national parks? Or that we also lay claim to more than 50 state recreation areas?
To help dispel your belief that Nebraska is just full of cornfields and dust—and give you a few ideas on how to spend your summer—we’ve crafted a guide to Nebraska’s many national and state parks. Read on to learn more about the rich history of these areas and a few things you can do when you visit. Have fun!