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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

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

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R. B. Schneider House

The large two-story frame house, located in Fremont, exemplifies a transitional product of Queen Anne and Neo-Classical Revival styles. Businessman R. B. Schneider, founder of the Nye, Schneider, Fowler Company, grain dealers, built the house in 1887

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Historic Visitors Center

The former Fremont Post Office building celebrated its opening August, 2000, as the new home to the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce and several other non-profit agencies.

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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

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