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Branched Oaks State Recreation Area Camping

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About This Campground

State Park

From the website:

Branched Oak, 2 1/2 miles. N of Malcolm via S-55M, is the largest of the Salt Valley Lakes near Lincoln, encompassing 5,595 acres with 1,800 acres of water. The campgrounds have restrooms, showers, drinking water, and 4 dump stations. There are 338 pad sites and ample space for…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 80 ft.

Reviews

19 Reviews of Branched Oaks State Recreation Area Camping

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 1
  • 8
  • 8
Jen King K.
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2021

Go-to place for a close to home camping trip

Middle Oak Creek campground has a row of 10-12 electrical spots that are perfect for shore fishing, kayak launch, lakeside views! South Shore campground sits lakeside but at a higher elevation so water access is trickier. Nice playgrounds at both camp areas. Free showers are a great amenity as…

Site104
Month of VisitJuly
P
Reviewed May. 20, 2021

Camping by the lake

The camp sites are forked out like the cul-de-sac properties, each facing the road and having a large portion of the lake or greens to themselves on the back. It has plenty of greenery and is very well-maintained. It has a  very clean beach area, a boat and kayak landing area and many children…

  • View from the middle Oak campground
  • View from the middle Oak campground
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Site044, MIDDLE OAK
Month of VisitJune

Location

Branched Oaks State Recreation Area Camping is located in Nebraska

Coordinates

40.97698973 N
96.88374997 W

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About This Campground

From the website:

Branched Oak, 2 1/2 miles. N of Malcolm via S-55M, is the largest of the Salt Valley Lakes near Lincoln, encompassing 5,595 acres with 1,800 acres of water. The campgrounds have restrooms, showers, drinking water, and 4 dump stations. There are 338 pad sites and ample space for primitive camping.

Attractions The area has 4 boat ramps, fish cleaning stations, private marina and concession, several miles of hiking, biking and horse trails, including an area where camping is allowed with horses.

Campground Notes Camping is permitted in nine public use areas around the lake. Facilities and opportunities range from modern to primitive. Middle Oak Creek Campground (Area #4) offers hard surfaced campsites with 30-amp and 50-amp electrical hookups, non-electrical camper pads and tent sites. Middle Oak Creek campers have access to two modern shower buildings and will also find such other facilities as a dump station, playground and boat ramp with limited overnight docks. South Shore Campground (Area #1) offers paved campsites with, 30-amp and 50 amp electrical hookups, 11 full hook up sites, tent sites. Access to 2 coin-operated shower buildings, 2 dump stations, playground, shelter you can rent, at office (seats 60).

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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