USDA Forest Service
Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands;
Samuel R. McKelvie
Buffalo Gap, Fort Pierre,
& Oglala National Grasslands
125 North Main Street
Chadron, NE 69337
Make this your destination for a relaxing outdoor experience. Here you will find the Bessey Nursery, Scott Lookout Tower, the Middle Loup River, the Dismal River OHV trail, campgrounds for horses and OHV users, the beautiful Bessey Recreation Area, and acres of wide open spaces.
The Complex consists of 38 sites on 3 differernt camping areas. Cedar Loop, River Loop and Hardwood Lane. There are 20 sites with electric hookups, a Group campground with 10 electric sites. RV dump station, flush toilets, showers, 2 Vault toilets, picnic tables, fire rings, 3 campsites are accessible as are the toilets. Reservations available from the National Recreation Reservation Service 1-877-444-6777.