FAQ

You Have Questions? We Have Answers!

We want you to have the best time on your camping adventure!  Our two privately owned campgrounds offer the best outdoor experience around. Your adventure awaits at Berry Bridge and Penbrook campsites in Valentine, Nebraska! 

Please read through our Frequently Asked Questions and feel free to reach out with any additional questions. 

Does my camping reservation include personal launching and landing use?

Camping reservations do NOT include any launching of or landing of personal equipment. 

We are owned by two outfitters who developed the sites for their customers. 

You are more than welcome but please contact us before booking if you have any questions about personal equipment. 

There are fees involved and time slot restrictions. 

There is absolutely no access on Saturday until noon central allowed. 

Bus lane is strictly for the outfitters use only.

Are Showers and Flush Toilets available?

There are shower houses with flush toilets located at Berry Bridge – both the lower and upper campgrounds.

Is There a Fee to Use the Campsites?

Campsites are a fee access area. Please make reservations for all use of the campsites.

Where Is the Main Office Located?

The main office is located at Berry Bridge Resort.

Situated along the beautiful Niobrara River just east of Valentine, Nebraska. Owned and operated by the Mercure brothers. If you are looking for some prime river camping, look no further. 

Berry Bridge campground is located approximately 13 miles east of Valentine and on the outside edge of the Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge boundary. 

There are several trails to hike or bike around the area.

Can I Camp Off-Season?

Seasonal office hours are Memorial Day – Labor Day. 

Reservations can be made outside of these dates but keep in mind the office will be closed and that after October 15th, the showers/flush toilets are unavailable. They will reopen again the week before Memorial Day weekend. 

The vault toilets are unlocked for your use during the off-season. Water is available at the hydrant on the rear of the office building. 

Do not leave a voicemail on the office phone because it will go unanswered. If you need to contact someone during the off-season, call 402-376-2503 or 402-376-1822 and leave a message. Please allow 48 hours for a response.

Are Bunkhouses Available?

Berry Bridge has six river-front sites without electricity (4, 5 & 6 are walk-in sites) and two five-person bunkhouses on the lower campground. 

This area is west of the office and the launch/landing sites.

Can I Make Reservations Over the Phone?

If you are booking over the phone please be sure to read the terms and conditions and cancellation policies. 

By booking over the phone you acknowledge and agree to these terms/conditions and policies.

How Do I Access the Upper Campgrounds?

The Berry Bridge upper campground has a narrow access road north of the lower area which takes you to the RV sites, upper tent sites, and 8 person bunkhouses. 

The upper tent sites allow larger group sizes or the ability to book multiple site type combinations.