You may already know about Eugene T Mahoney State Park in southeastern Nebraska near Ashland – it was rated by ReserveAmerica as the #3 state park in the whole country. It’s an enormous complex with a water park, horseback riding, a toboggan run, cabins, and of course, camping. But there’s a part of the park that many families still haven’t tried out yet: the epic Mahoney State Park indoor playground.

This video gives a good idea of the activity and sound level in this awesome play center.

The Mahoney State Park activity center winter hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 4 pm to 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm; closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. A parks pass is required to enter Eugene T Mahoney State Park, and there is an additional fee of $2 per child and $3 per adult to enter the Activity Center and ice skating rink. Skates are available to rent for $3/pair. Get the most up-to-date information about the park’s activity prices here.

It is quite impressive for a state park to have such an elaborate set-up like the Mahoney activity center. We didn’t even get to all of the wonderful activities you’ll find here. You’ll just have to stop by for a visit to discover all it has to offer. Have you ever played at the Mahoney State Park indoor playground? What was your favorite part? Tell us all about it in the comments!

Then check out some of Mahoney’s other park activities like the climbing wall, zip line, ropes course, and water park!

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What are all of the activities at Mahoney State Park?

Aside from the amazing Mahoney indoor playground, this Nebraska state park has a pretty impressive list of activities available for guests. It is really one of the most feature-rich state parks you'll find. Here is a list of the activities you can enjoy at Mahoney State Park in Nebraska:

  • Ice rink
  • Indoor playground
  • Venture Climb
  • Go Ape Ropes Course
  • Kountze Theater
  • Waterslide/swimming complex
  • Paddleboat rental
  • Mini golf
  • Disc golf
  • Driving range
  • Trail rides (horses)
  • Pony rides
  • Sledding hill
  • Volleyball/softball/tennis courts

How much is mini golf at Mahoney State Park?

Mini golf at Mahoney State Park is now $5 per person. It's a nice little 18-hole course that is fun for the whole family. It isn't as elaborate as some miniature golf courses you'll find but it will be enough of a challenge to keep you coming back for more.

How many cabins are there at Mahoney State Park?

Mahoney State Park has 57 cabins in total. There are 49 two-bedroom cabins, three with four bedrooms, and five with six bedrooms. Each of the cabins has heat and air conditioning for a comfortable stay year-round. You'll also enjoy the cozy fireplace in each of the cabins on those chilly days.

Does Mahoney State Park have hiking trails?

There are two short hiking trails in Mahoney State Park. One trail starts out at the Peter Kiewit Lodge and heads to an observation tower. It is a 2.1-mile loop trail which may not be well groomed. The other is a paved 2.3-mile trail around the campground which includes an area for hiking over a boardwalk.

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