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Merritt Reservoir State Rec Area

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State Park

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

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

Site Types

  • Dispersed
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Market
  • WiFi
  • Alcohol

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Max Length: 60 ft.


8 Reviews of Merritt Reservoir State Rec Area

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2021

Quiet, peaceful and clean

After finding my 1st choice of Smith Falls damn near inaccessible due to washboard road (and then finding no shaded spots in 98° heat) I continued on only to find the next two places full-up. I took a chance to continue on even as it was getting late and was rewarded by this beautiful State Park.…

SiteCedar Bay JJ
Month of VisitAugust
Shelly S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2018

Bring your fishing gear

At Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area near Valentine, NE you have some choices to make. There are Merritt Main, Willow Cove , Lone Tree, Cottonwood , Pines, Cedar Bay , Beeds and Board Campgrounds to choose from. Each has sites near the Reservoir or further back in the scrub that have fire…

  • Fort Niobrara nearby
  • On the road to Valentine
  • Mountainhouse meals are an excellent, easy way to pack your meals for your trip.
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Month of VisitOctober
Shane H.
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2018

Merritt Res.

Love camping at Merritt. Many different campsites to choose from. Walk up and extended stay. Great fishing and boating. The Scenic Sandhills surround the lake and on the biggest hill is always Ole Glory our up every year by a local business owner that frequents the lake. Hunting around Merritt is…


Merritt Reservoir State Rec Area is located in Nebraska


42.59600007 N
100.89000028 W

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Connection Details

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  • 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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