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Firefly Meadows RV Park and Campground

Firefly Meadows RV Park and Campground is located in the beautiful countryside of central Nebraska along the Platte River. This campground is a two-hour drive west of Omaha and a 90-minute drive from Lincoln. The location is ideal for those road-tripping across the country or those who want to enjoy the many water sports that are available nearby.Campsites at Firefly Meadows RV Park and Campground come with full RV hookups, with the option for 30/50 amp power connections. They also have free WiFi to help you stay connected. They have a bathhouse with showers and restrooms for your comfort. For recreation, there is a small pond on-site, as well as basketball courts, horseshoes, and a picnic area.


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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Camping at Firefly Meadows RV Park and Campground puts you in proximity to some of the best water sports in Nebraska. The park is across the street from the Cheyenne State Recreation Area, which has a 15-acre pond. The pond allows electric or non-motored boats, although boaters should be advised that there aren't any ramps at the park. Fishing is also available there, and you'll find bluegill, catfish, carp, bass, and perch there. There's also a picnic area on-site, which is an ideal place to take in a sunset over the water.The Platte River runs just south of the campground as well, and you shouldn't miss it if you enjoy water sports or hunting. There is an access point near the campground off of Shoemaker Island Road if you want to hunt in this area. Before hunting here, be sure to check the current regulations as they change often. You will need to make a reservation to use the access point as well - this helps to preserve the wildlife of the area, and keep the experience safe and enjoyable for everyone. You can hunt for waterfowl, deer, turkey, and small game here. Fishing is also allowed, and there's an excellent range of fish species that live in the river. The species you encounter will likely vary depending on the season and your exact location, but you might find bass, carp, catfish, crappie, walleye, bluefish, sunfish, and many more.While RV camping at Firefly Meadows RV Park and Campground, you will also be close to two beautiful wildlife management areas: Martin's Reach Wildlife Management Area and Wood River West State Wildlife Management Area. Both state wildlife areas are wonderful places to go bird watching, with over 80 species of birds recorded in the area. There are also hiking and biking trails running along the Platte River as well, making it easy to explore the area while motorhome camping.

Exploring The Area

Firefly Meadows RV Park is located just outside the small town of Wood River. Here, you'll find a small market and gas station where you can stock up on essentials. When you book an RV in Hall County, you'll also be near the larger towns of Grand Island, Hastings, and Kearney, and all that they have to offer. No matter what you enjoy doing, you will have several fun attractions to choose from when RV camping here.Grand Island is home to a large water park, which is a must-visit in the summer, particularly if you have kids. The Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer is another must-see in the area. This stunning museum preserves the legacy of the pioneers who settled the area in the 19th century. In Hastings, you'll find the Hastings Museum, which features exhibits on natural and cultural history and also has its own planetarium. Driving east to Kearney, you'll find the Archway, a historical monument that runs over I-80 and celebrates the area's history as part of the Oregon Trail. There are also several museums in Kearney, including the Museum of Nebraska Art and the Classic Car Collection. The Fort Kearney State Historical Park is a preserved military outpost in the area that history buffs will enjoy.The closest large city to the campground is Lincoln, which is home to the University of Nebraska and is the state capital. It makes a fun day trip when camping in an RV in Nebraska. There are several exciting outdoor attractions in this area, including the Lincoln Children's Zoo, the Pioneers Park Nature Center, and the Sunken Gardens. The Haymarket District is a trendy restored neighborhood that is full of excellent restaurants and nightlife and hosts events throughout the year. There are several excellent museums here as well, with some of the most notable being the Sheldon Museum of Art, International Quilt Museum, University of Nebraska State Museum, and the Museum of American Speed.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.