Description

We don't know about you, but we love a good camping trip where we get to spot something we've never seen before. At Bessey Family Campground, you'll see the unique combo of the ponderosa pines and mixed grass prairies that are native to this area, plus the person-planted trees 'n' grasslands paired with sand hills. That's quite the mix! While you're enjoying the extraordinary scenery, you can also live up tubing, canoeing, or fishing on the shallow, but steadily flowing Middle Loup River. Campsites are available for those in tents, trailers, and RVs, and if you realize you forgot somethin', there's a grocery store just 16 miles away. You'll want to stock up for the picnics you're about to enjoy at Bessey!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
31 sites
Up to 150 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bessey Family Campground.

Forest
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The vibe at Bessey Family Campground

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Inigo M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 9th, 2018

How do you camp without a fire?!!!

Hipcamper Dennis F.
recommends this listing.
August 6th, 2018
Park
Nebraska National Forests and Grasslands
State
Nebraska
Country
United States
Phone Number
308-432-0300
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
41.9° N, 100.296° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 10 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 150 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
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  6. Leave no trace
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  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
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  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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