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Toadstool Geologic Park

Toadstool Rd, Oglala National Grassland, NE
+1 308-432-0300
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Loved the wide open spaces

This park is in the middle of nowhere but somewhat on our route from Casper Wy to the Black Hills... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard W
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Chelsea, Michigan
Great park

Fascinating geological park - the guide is worth picking up from the entrance gate, very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Analemmatic
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Birmingham England
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“gravel road” (7 reviews)
“mile hike” (4 reviews)
“sod house” (8 reviews)
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Toadstool Rd, Oglala National Grassland, NE
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+1 308-432-0300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is in the middle of nowhere but somewhat on our route from Casper Wy to the Black Hills. We saw plenty of high plains emptiness as our GPS guided us to a long dead end on a dusty gravel road Once we backtracked...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fascinating geological park - the guide is worth picking up from the entrance gate, very informative and suitable for all except young children. It's quite a drive down the gravel road, but in good condition - tip for photographers, some great old farmsteads on the...More

Thank Analemmatic
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Wonderful state park but hard to get to. The road going in is bad in places but after you cross the railroad and cattle guard it is straight washboard. The larger toadstools have already fallen down but the ones still standing are neat. It is...More

Thank alphawolfie
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Takes a bit of a drive to reach this little gem but it is well worth it! I have spent my life in the Panhandle and I can't believe I have not heard this place bragged about! It is very unusual, stark rock formations jutting...More

Thank gaylynnclnc
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This geological park is a gem down a gravel road in Western Nebraska. The little campground has a few permanent picnic tables with covers and camping pads, a bathroom, but no park rangers or staff. Entrance to the trails is free. You come for the...More

1  Thank katem120
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Following a gravel road over a railway line and one arrives at the Park which had few visitors at the end of May, so we were able to walk the Badlands rocks and geological features without interruption. Take a hiking stick if you have one,...More

1  Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This place is certainly in the middle of nowhere. There are 15 miles of extremely washboarded road to get to it so you really have to take it slow. Even so, it was a bone jarring ride. However, once there, the place is a eerie,...More

Thank RichFromOmaha
Reviewed 22 June 2017

After a 14 mile drive on dirt roads we arrived at Toadstool Geologic park. Erosion has toppled most of the formations. There's a mile hike with nine markers, we made it to three and turned around. While interesting, I'm not so sure it's worth the...More

2  Thank Zena T
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This was such a unique place to explore. It was a little off the beaten path, but so worth the trip. Had a great time walking the trails throughout the park. Truly amazing the wonders of nature.

1  Thank droeber5
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Another item in the Reader's Digest guide "Off the Beaten Path" that was a gem. You really have to want to see this as it is about 20 miles of dirt road to get to but is worth it. This is the Nebraska version of...More

1  Thank 615charlesr
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