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Indian Cave State Park, Shubert

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#18 of 36 in Nature in Nebraska
Indian Cave State Park is a public recreation and historic preservation area straddling the county line between Nemaha and Richardson counties on the Missouri River, 10mi south of Brownville and 8mi east of Shubert, Nebraska. The 3052acre state park preserves a cave with prehistoric petroglyphs and the partially reconstructed village of St. Deroin established in 1853 and part of the former Nemaha Half-Breed Reservation.Some of the carvings within Indian Cave are believed to be several thousand years old, but their exact period and cultural affiliations are undetermined. The park offers horseback riding, hiking trails, camping and picnic facilities, fishing areas and winter skiing.
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  • Did an out and back hike of 8 miles. Nice variation of climbs, descents and level ground. Found a nice shelter camp area that I would like to return to this summer. Didn't get to see the cave area but...  more »
  • Spent the day hiking beginning at trailhead 11 which is a fairly steep, 25 min climb. We are not veteran hikers...just whenever the mood strikes. We stooped for a few minutes a couple of times to catc...  more »
  • Had a great time hiking these trails. Some trails are very strenuous and others are very easy. Was pretty populated, but worth the drive from Omaha.  more »
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  • They may call this Indian Cave State Park, but the caves were hardly the best part. The trails in this park provide great exercise and great views. I went with my brother to take pictures with a Polaroid camera and we were far from disappointed by what we were able to capture.
  • Great stop, while taking a break from canoeing the Missouri River. Nice, chill park, without much tourist. •When visiting: Stop, close your eyes, breathe deeply 10 times. Open your eyes, and take gratitude of the incredible, out of nowhere paradise you have found yourself in. Enjoy slowly. Peace and plants.
  • Excellent trails and camping spots. February camping was great. Can't wait to enjoy it after the leaves come out.
  • Camped out here a few times when my kids was little it's a nice quiet place to come to and to learn about the outdoors and to have fun I recommend this place to everyone
  • Love it here. Great trails! Good camping. Absolutely stunning views. Need better trail mapping and signs tho.
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