A group of hikers descend single-file into the badlands of Buffalo Gap National Grasslands

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In the Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands you find quiet, uncrowded spaces. Solitude is closer than you think. Ecologically, this is where East meets West where a diversity of landscapes, activities, and species exist. You'll find some of the last publically-accessible intact prairies of the Great Plains.  

View guidelines for motorized travel on Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands

To make a camping reservation, visit or call (877) 444-6777.

Recreation Map

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