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Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

The Fremont Lakes State Recreation area just west of Fremont draws nearly a million visitors a year. The 700-acre site has 20 sandpit lakes that provide fishing, swimming, power boating, skiing and jet skiing. There are 200 camping sites. A handicapped fishing pier on Lake No. 2 and a shower building in the north camp area are recent additions, most roads are now hard-surfaced.


Electric hook-ups, showers, modern toilets, trailer dump station, shelter house, boat launch sites, fireplaces and playground equipment. Paddleboats, canoes, flat bottom boats, bicycles, etc. can be rented on the grounds. Food is also available. A Nebraska State Park entry permit is required. Camping fees vary with the season.



Admission: State Park entry permit - Camping fees vary with the season.
Address: 3 miles west of Fremont on Highway 30
Phone: (402) 727-3290

Come visit us in Fremont, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Dodge County Courthouse

Dodge County was established in 1856. Fontenelle was named temporary county seat, but Fremont won the county seat designation in 1860. J.J. Hawthorn donated land for courthouse purposes in 1866. In 1867 the county built the first courthouse, a two-story brick structure. In December 188

Fremont, NE Historic Courthouses

Historical District Walking Tour - Nye Avenue

Take yourself back in Fremont's history with a self-guided tour of Nye Avenue. View the beautifully designed homes boasting the different architectural styles of their period. There are over twenty-five houses within the confines of the proposed National Register District of Nye Avenue.

Fremont, NE City Walking/Driving Tour

J. D. McDonald House

The J. D. McDonald House, built in 1888, is an excellent example of the Queen Anne style. While employing the varied building materials and roof lines typical of Queen Anne architecture, this structure has a distinctive rounded

Fremont, NE National Register

George Turner House

The George and Nancy Turner House, built in 1867

Fremont, NE Historic Homes

Depots

Visit the historic depots in the downtown district of Fremont in the vicinity of 1st and "D" Streets. There is the two-story brick Chicago & Northwestern Freight House built in 1903 after C&NW gained control of the Fremont, Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Railroad which began in 1869 (now the Fremont &

Fremont, NE Railroad History

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