Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

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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

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Attractions and Upcoming Events


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

John C. Fremont Days

This is the community's premier celebration, and is held three days in July. Activities take place throughout town and include a wide variety of entertainment, cultural presentations, historical re-enactments, food courts, live entertainment, craft booths, sporting events and more.

Fremont, NE Reenactments

Louis E. May Historical Museum

The original portion of the Museum structure, in the Italiante Revival style, was built by Fremont's first mayor, Theron Nye. The Museum is an elegant, two-story brick residence originally constructed in 1874

Fremont, NE Museums

Samuel Bullock House

An example of the Greek Revival style, the house was built in 1869 in Fremont for Samuel Bullock, a prominent interior decorator. In the 1890s the frame lean-to in the rear was replaced by a brick addition. The house was

Fremont, NE National Register

Fremont Dinner Train

Experience the ambience...take a look back in time aboard 1940s heated and air-conditioned, elegantly attired cars. The train operates from Fremont to historic Hooper, a 30 mile round trip up the beautiful Elkhorn River Valley. Stop at downtown Hooper's Main Street, built in the 1890

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