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Event Series Platte River Art Show

Platte River Art Show

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

The Platte River Art Show will be held May 4 & 5 in the Peter Kiewit Lodge at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. Artwork will include photography, mix media, paintings, jewelry, wood work, handcrafted artwork, and sculptures. Hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The show is …

Event Series Platte River Art Show

Platte River Art Show

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

The Platte River Art Show will be held May 4 & 5 in the Peter Kiewit Lodge at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. Artwork will include photography, mix media, paintings, jewelry, wood work, handcrafted artwork, and sculptures. Hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The show is …

Birds And Binoculars

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Learn beginner birding skills, identify birds at our feeders or on a hike, complete a birding craft and learn about different kinds of homemade bird feeders. There will be two sessions starting at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Activities will be held at the James Family Conservatory & Nature Center.   A valid park permit is …

Postponed Cold Days Warm Hearts

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Celebrate winter by making memories with the whole family at Owen Marina. If conditions allow, families can do some ice fishing; park Naturalists will provide both instruction and gear. Winter crafts will be available, and park Naturalists will provide some free nature programs. Food specials include a hot dog, chips and a drink combo for $5; …

Free

Classic Christmas

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Classic Christmas is a (mostly) indoor event for families at the Crete Carrier Riverview Lodge located inside Mahoney State Park. Families can get a picture with Santa, decorate a sugar cookie, make a holiday ornament, create a greeting card for a senior living facility, and take a trolley ride around the park (rides will be operating, weather …

Event Series Shooting Sports Saturdays

Shooting Sports Saturdays

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Saturdays throughout the month of November, Mahoney State Park will host one-hour programs in a series calle Shooting Sports Saturdays. The programs will take place behind the Bur Oak Shelter. Program is free but a valid park entry permit is required.   2023 Schedule: Nov. 4: Archery Nov. 11: Atlatl (spear throwing) Nov. 18: Sling Shots

Event Series Shooting Sports Saturdays

Shooting Sports Saturdays

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Saturdays throughout the month of November, Mahoney State Park will host one-hour programs in a series calle Shooting Sports Saturdays. The programs will take place behind the Bur Oak Shelter. Program is free but a valid park entry permit is required.   2023 Schedule: Nov. 4: Archery Nov. 11: Atlatl (spear throwing) Nov. 18: Sling Shots

Event Series Shooting Sports Saturdays

Shooting Sports Saturdays

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Saturdays throughout the month of November, Mahoney State Park will host one-hour programs in a series calle Shooting Sports Saturdays. The programs will take place behind the Bur Oak Shelter. Program is free but a valid park entry permit is required.   2023 Schedule: Nov. 4: Archery Nov. 11: Atlatl (spear throwing) Nov. 18: Sling Shots

Event Series Nebraska Star Party

Nebraska Star Party

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Powerful telescopes will be set up at Mahoney State Park’s golf shack for a glimpse of night sky spectaculars. The event is free to the public, but you will need a valid Nebraska park entry permit for your vehicle. Stargazing will begin at dusk. Remember to bring your camp chairs or blankets! Telescopes will be provided. …

Free
Event Series Fishing for Younger Friends

Fishing for Younger Friends

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Fishing For Younger Friends is a program is designed to get early outdoorsy types into fishing. Children ages 3-5 years will learn the names of some common Nebraska fish, make a fish print and learn to cast by playing Backyard Bass. Following the program, those who want to try fishing in the lake can see how they …

Free
Event Series Fishing for Younger Friends

Fishing for Younger Friends

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Fishing For Younger Friends is a program is designed to get early outdoorsy types into fishing. Children ages 3-5 years will learn the names of some common Nebraska fish, make a fish print and learn to cast by playing Backyard Bass. Following the program, those who want to try fishing in the lake can see how they …

Free

Event Series Nebraska Star Party

Nebraska Star Party

Mahoney State Park 28500 W. Park Highway, Ashland, Nebraska

Powerful telescopes will be set up at Mahoney State Park’s golf shack for a glimpse of night sky spectaculars. The event is free to the public, but you will need a valid Nebraska park entry permit for your vehicle. Stargazing will begin at dusk. Remember to bring your camp chairs or blankets! Telescopes will be provided. …

Free