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Steer Creek Campground Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands Nebraska

Steer Creek Overview

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Steer Creek campground offers a nice place to kick back and enjoy nature among a beautiful ponderosa forest. The first-come, first-served campground has 23 campsites and is located in the southeast corner of the Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. There’s also a nice corral with 8 stalls available if you want to bring your horse along for the campout.

Steer Creek campground has potable/drinking water, and vault toilets. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and grate. Our favorite campsites are: 2, 5, 7, 17, 18, 19, 21 and 22.

Steer Creek – Area Recreation

The campground offers a great basecamp to explore the Sandhills. Outdoor activities include hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting, OHV riding, picnicking and wildlife viewing. You can also do some fishing and kayaking on the nearby Niobrara River. The Bluejay Trail (1-mile nature look), can be accessed from the campground.

You may also like Lake Minatare State Recreation Area.


First Come, First Served

  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
16F Spur
Nenzel, Nebraska 69219
303 533-2257
Lat / Long:

42.6892, -101.1528

Best Campsites

2, 5, 7, 17, 18, 19, 21 and 22.

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Equestrian
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
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Year Round



Steer Creek Photos & Video

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Steer Creek Bluejay Trail
Steer Creek Restroom
Steer Creek Sign
Steer Creek Snake River Falls
= Our Favorite Campsites

Steer Creek Comments & Reviews

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One Comment on “Steer Creek”

  1. Mary Yahn says:

    Loved it ! Quiet. Peaceful. Only the two of us. July of 2006.

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