Photo courtesy of Cheryll Peterson


Camping in Arnold, Nebraska

The smell of a camp fire with marshmallows toasting is a perfect way to start your evening under the stars. Camping in the Sandhills is a perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors. 

Arnold Recreation Area

​Located ½ south of Arnold on highway 40, camping at the Arnold Recreation Area is first “come first, first serve.” There are electrical and water hook ups available at a few sites. The sites cost $15 per night. Primitive sites are $6 per night. No reservations are available. The RV dump is located north of the park’s entrance on the west side of the highway. Contact the Village office for any questions at 308-848-2228

Hidden Valley Campground

This camp site is just a few miles outside of Arnold with primitive and modern camp sites. They offer electricity, water and sewer at their park. They also have modern bathrooms and showers facilities too. There is a pavilion with a gas grill, refrigerator, sink, banquet tables and chairs. 

Open early May through late September

79975 Lower Powell Canyon Rd.
Arnold, NE 69120

For reservations, contact:
Cheryll Peterson, Campground Manager

Cell: (308) 520-5770
Ranch: (308) 848-3302

Arnold Motel and Campsite

If you're looking for lodging in Arnold, try the Arnold Motel & Campsite. They have four rooms to choose from and five RV hookups. Should you need a more permanent place to rest your weary bones, ask them about their one-bedroom apartments available for rent. Free high-speed Internet service is available throughout the motel and campsite.

307 Hillcrest St.
Arnold, NE 69120

Phone: (308) 848-2223

Owner/Operator: Ken & Patty Goodenow


Room Types:

1 Room: One single bed
3 Rooms: One full bed and one twin bed