Toadstool Trail

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Toadstool Trail is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Harrison, Nebraska that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and camping and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.8 miles Elevation Gain: 42 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

hiking

views

rocky

scramble

no shade

There is a small day use and a overnight camping fee. The park is open year-round, 24 hours a day

hiking
8 days ago

Great trail, excellent camping (although very buggy in early July). If you find a small bungee lantern at site #5 hit me up at galbojosh@gmail.com please!! Lots of room to explore here, no wildlife seen during day but plenty heard at night. Some climbing but not too strenuous.

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26 days ago

This is a great trail for families! Our kids loved it. Such unique scenery. No shade so best done in cooler weather.

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rocky
1 month ago

One of my favorites! Super awesome geological examples, amazing scenery, very cool campground, quick little trails. Definitely a hidden gem of Nebraska.

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9 months ago

10 months ago

Unusual rock formations. Be sure to grab the numbered pamphlet with the explanations and descriptions.

10 months ago

love this unrated place.

11 months ago

Amazing... like you're on another planet when you're there! Bring some shoes that you don't mind getting dirty and that have good traction so you can climb all the cool hills and rocks! BRING BUG SPRAY! We used 40% Deet and did pretty well against the mosquitos. Anything less that that you might as well just run back to the car!

hiking
11 months ago

Really cool area, lots of fossils if you are paying attention.

hiking
Monday, June 11, 2018

About 15 miles off the main highway in this area. 10-15 miles on a gravel road to get to it but well marked so you won't get lost. No visitors center, just a trail head and great rock formations. Sod house near the trail head to see. I think the fee was $3 and it's just a drop box with a sort form. Trail is very well marked and kept. Black posts to guide you along the way. Our five year old was with us and he absolutely loved this trail. We were in the area so it made sense for us to stop. We don't mind gravel roads in western Nebraska to find a good trail. About 20 miles from Fort Robinson, this would be your nearest area of convenience. If you are in the area it's worth the stop.

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Great short trail for learning about the land and history. Well marked signs and accompanying literature are provided. Beautiful scene. Bring some water. Also stop at the nearby Hudson Meng ed ctr to see a bison bone bed!

hiking
Monday, August 28, 2017

Interesting, nice campground, restored sod cabin, nice rock formations.

hiking
Thursday, June 02, 2016

Hiked this trail in May, 2016 with a large group of people on an overcast, warm day. Saw lots of fossils. Hiked from the Hudson-Meng bison bonebed to Toadstool Campground. Check out the bone bed and talk to the rangers, it is a great place.

hiking
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

We drove to Toadstool State Park in July, 1992 on the way up from Texas to the Black Hills. You travel on several miles of gravel road to get there, but I had no problems even pulling a 5th wheel RV. It was well worth the trip.

hiking
Thursday, August 23, 2012

Another surprise of nature in northwest Nebraska. This Badlands area of Nebraska is wonderful to explore and is quite private. Recommend hiking and climbing when it's dry as the rocks and area will be slippery and hazardous soon after a rain. Took our dog and he had a great time too.

camping
Thursday, November 03, 2011

Awesome camping and hiking spot. Keep in mind that the access road to this site is about 15 miles and unpaved. There are six primitive camping sites right next to the trail. The trail is about a mile long with easy to find markers. The hike itself is fairly easy although you may want to deter from the main path, which requires a bit of enthusiasm and climbing. This area is really beautiful and the best thing about Toadstool Park is that it is not well known and therefore very private. I highly recommend camping and hiking this badlands gem.

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