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Gosper County Carnival


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Elwood also boasts it own home-based, annual Lions/Gosper County Carnival held the last weekend of July. It's an excellent place to bring your kids to enjoy the rides (only 75 cents per ticket), visit the many booths and sample the goodies at the food stand. The Lions Club, residents of Elwood and the surrounding community provide many volunteer hours setting up the carnival, purchasing prizes, preparing food, scheduling workers to operate the rides and tearing down. For more information


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Gallagher and Phillips Canyon Lakes

Gallagher Canyon (400 acres) and Plum Creek (320 acres) offer good spring crappie fising in the coves, as well as channel and flathead catfish. Drum and carp are common catches here. Both lakes have gravel boat ramps.

Gallagher Canyon is located 10 miles west of Elwood on Highway 23;

Elwood, NE Recreation

Lakeside Country Club

Lakeside Country Club is a semi-private course located immediately south of Johnson Lake and lying along the entire length of its dam. It is an 18-hole Bent grass course with water in play, built in 1967

Elwood, NE Golf Courses

Gosper County Courthouse

Gosper County was organized in 1873 with Daviesville the first county seat. The community retained that standing until 1884 when a county election made Homerville the county seat. With construction of the Burlington Railroad in the county beginning in 1886

Elwood, NE Historic Courthouses

Plum Creek Massacre Site

After camping just two miles south and east of where the Plum Creek emptied into the Platte River on August 7, 1864, the Morton party set out at 6 o'clock in the morning. They had joined with nine other wagons the night before to make a train of 12. Nancy Morton'

Elwood, NE Battlefields

Gosper County Carnival

Elwood also boasts it own home-based, annual Lions/Gosper County Carnival held the last weekend of July. It's an excellent place to bring your kids to enjoy the rides (only 75 cents per ticket)

Elwood, NE Festivals

Things to do Festivals near Elwood, NE

Gosper County Carnival

Elwood also boasts it own home-based, annual Lions/Gosper County Carnival held the last weekend of July. It's an excellent p...