Welcome to Ogallala KOA Journey. We are OPEN and we are excited to have you as our guests.

Check-In is at 2pm Mountain Time (no early check-in's allowed unless pre-arranged with the office and there is an early check-in fee)

We are conveniently located just off I-80 in Ogallala. Our property runs right along I-80, which makes it very easy to get on and off the interstate. 2 truck stops are within walking distance for quick and easy fueling. We do not have propane onsite, but a local company (SAPP Brothers on Highway 30) offers propane during normal business hours.  We are just nine miles from Lake McConaughy, which offers fishing, boating, swimming, and lots of sandy beaches. Ogallala has a lot of history and was the end of the Great Western Trail. Ogallala is known as Nebraska's Cowboy Capital. There are many things to do within a 200 mile radius. Come and stay with us - we look forward to having you as our guest!

Ways to Stay for Every Kind of Camper
If you are looking for Tent Sites, we do offer a few sites that come complete with water and electricity and a fire pit, as well as access to our restroom and shower facilities. A kitchen sink is available at Town Square for you to do your dishes (please do not use the restrooms for dish washing). If you have an RV of any size, we have a spot for you. We offer a few back in or pull in sites that have a picnic table and you can request a fire pit, if you would like one. We have brand new KOA Paw Pen Sites that will open this Spring, where your pet will have its own on-site fenced K9 area to enjoy and be let loose (please do not leave pet unattended), while you can enjoy your own private patio with a bbq and fire pit area. We also will have NEW KOA Patio Sites with your own private patio area, which includes a bbq grill and your own fire pit seating area. We also have NEW long pull through sites with full hooks ups that will allow you to stay connected, if you choose.  They will have a picnic table for your use and you can request a fire pit, if you would like to use one. Are you traveling with friends or family? Reserve one of our full hook up pull through BUDDY sites that will allow your doors to open to each other and you can gather between each other's sites (fire pits available on request).  

On-Site Amenities
Our amenities are the little extras that ensure your stay is as comfortable and pleasant as can be. We offer 2-Kamp K9's for your four-legged friends to be able to get out and run after being couped up from a long day on the road. We offer gaga ball, corn-hole, horseshoes, and a playground for your use. We do not have a pool, but Lake McConaughy is just 9 miles north of us and they have great places to swim. We also have a Town Square area that has charcoal grills, a built-in fire pit, a kitchen sink, and a seating area for you to gather at and make new friends. We have a laundry room that is open 24 hours a day for your use. There is no change machine but we can give you quarters at the front desk during business hours. The laundry room does have cable tv for your use. We take pride in our clean restroom and shower facilities that are open to ALL guests and is open 24 hours a day for your convenience. Our store is open during business hours for any of your needs - we have food, rv supplies, and gifts. We have firewood and ice for sale and we can deliver to your site. Do you have mail you need to send? We offer stamps for sale in the office and we can mail letters for you daily, just bring to the office or drop in the mail box next to the night registration. We mail these items daily. We have friendly staff that is here to serve you and help in any way to make your stay the best one yet. We are close to I-80, which makes it very convenient. If you are worried about noise from the interstate keeping you awake, please ask for free ear plugs at the front desk upon check-in. 

Off-Site Amenities
There is lots to do within a 200 mile radius. We are just 9 miles south of the beautiful Lake McConaughy. Here you can boat, fish, swim, and hike around the lake. In town, we have the Petrified Wood Gallery, Boot Hill, and Mansion on the Hill

Food Options
Have you had a long day and don't want to cook? Valentinos Pizza will deliver directly to your site. We have menus available at the office. 

Make your reservation today to come and stay with us! We look forward to having you as our guest!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 75' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

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WHEN: May 13-14, 2022

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 13th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 14th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 14 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

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Lincoln County Historical Museum

Pony Express Cabin, General Store, McPherson Cabin, School House and much more!



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Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park

Home of famed showman scout William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park at North Platte recaptures the life and career of the famed Pony Express rider, Army scout and buffalo hunter-turned-showman. Since it became a state historical park in 1965, the house and barn have been restored and a wealth of Cody memorabilia has been acquired and placed on display. The mansion is open to the public for self-guided tours from late spring until early fall.

2921 Scouts Rest Ranch Road

North Platte, NE 69147




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